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Need financial assistance?

First, see if you qualify by using our online questionnaire:
Rent, SNAP or Utility AssistanceThen Call

311

Chicago

(877) 426-6515

Suburban Cook

(847) 782-4000

Lake County

Catholic Charities Administrative Offices - (312) 655-7000.

Catholic Charities Social Services - email GetHelp@catholiccharities.net, or call (312) 655-7700 in Chicago or (847) 782-4000 in Lake County and someone will assist you. Call volume is extremely high so email is recommended if you are unable to find what you need on the web site.

Counseling Support Line - (312) 948-6951, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

To donate to our work by phone, call (312) 948-6087. Every gift helps someone in need.


COVID-19 Response Highlights
  • 2,101,577 food parcels provided at pantries
  • 28,619 hours of in-person and telehealth counseling and mentorship services, an increase of 80%
  • 68,037 calls and 2,425 emails submitted to our homelessness prevention hotline
  • $3,272,872 in emergency financial assistance to keep families in their homes, an increase of 157%
(July 30, 2020 – June 30, 2021)