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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) 782-4100

Lake County

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.

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.

Volunteerism and Service

In the spirit of “Compassion with Purpose”, the Women’s Board serves as a liaison to Catholic Charities in Lake County to identify and coordinate the volunteer projects and services for our members' participation during the year. Our volunteer efforts support 28 Lake County programs.

Family Self-Sufficiency Program
Youth Violence Intervention and Prevention Program
Emergency Service Program
Supportive Services for Veterans Program
Christmas Gifts Programs
Independent Living Program
Diaper Depot Program
Meals on Wheels Program
Back to School Supplies Program
Food Pantries

Since 1989, the Women’s Board members have volunteered hundreds of hours to help Catholic Charities in Lake County and beyond.

Please contact to sign up to volunteer your time/talents.

“To Change the World We Must be Good to Those Who Cannot Repay Us” Pope Francis

Women's Board of Lake County Services:

Ways to Change Lives


Phone: (312) 655-7525
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
PO Box 7154
Carol Stream, IL 60197-7154