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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.


Non-Cash Donations

Our food pantries are experiencing shortages, and are now accepting donations! You can drop off food at any location. 

Masks, hand sanitizer, paper towels, and bleach wipes are needed and may be dropped off at the St. Vincent Center at 721 N. LaSalle Street, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or at our Regional Offices.

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently unable to accept clothing donations. Thank you for your generosity and understanding.

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