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

Catholic Charities Social Services
- email, 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.

NEW: Counseling Support Line:  (312) 948-6951 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

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Need financial assistance?

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



(877) 426-6515

Suburban Cook

(847) 782-4000

Lake County

Latest News

Read this important piece from the Chicago Tribune about making access to human services easier.
Our very own Deborah Hammond was featured in a recent article about senior isolation across the Chicago area during the pandemic. You can read it here.
We couldn't be more proud that our own Gina Cleggs, VP for Community Support Services, has been appointed to the Illinois Commission to End Hunger. Where Gina goes, results follow! Read more here.
Catholic Charities remains committed to welcoming immigrants and refugees, while tirelessly advocating for humane immigration reform that prioritizes permanent protection of DACA recipients. Read our full statement on the Supreme Court's recent DACA decision here.

Caridades Católicas de la Arquidiócesis de Chicago aplaude la decisión de la Corte Suprema del 18 de junio de permitir la continuación del programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA). Catholic Charities sigue comprometido a dar la bienvenida a inmigrantes y refugiados, al tiempo que aboga incansablemente por una reforma migratoria humana que priorice la protección permanente de los beneficiarios de DACA.
Listen to the entire June 16, 2020, conversation here.