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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.

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Family Strengthening

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St. Mary of Celle Family Strengthening Center

1448 Wesley, Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: (708) 303-3679

A multi-service center that is open to the public and provides programming and free classes to the Cicero/ Berwyn community designed to strengthen families, including health and wellness activities, computer training, English language proficiency classes, art, music and more.

St. Mary of Celle Family Strengthening Center Fact Sheet

Lake County Family Self-Sufficiency Program

671 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Intake: (847) 782-4233

Assists low-income, single parents with dependent children, who are at least 18 years old, have stable housing, and are living a sober life, with education, training, employment assistance and case management services, for up to five years as they learns to achieve independence. Services are available in English and Spanish.

The Community Center

914 8th St, Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 775-0858

The Community Center works to reduce isolation, support families, and build community through activities, classes, and programs. Read more here.


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Centro de Fortalecimiento Familiar Santa María de Celle

1448 Wesley, Berwyn, IL 60402
Teléfono: (708) 303-3679

Un centro multiusos abierto al público que proporciona programación familiar y clases gratuitas a las comunidades de Cicero y Berwyn, diseñado para fortalecer familias, incluye actividades de salud y bienestar, capacitación en computación, clases del dominio en inglés, arte, música y mucho más.

Centro de Fortalecimiento Familiar Santa Maria de Celle Hoja Informativa

Programa de Autosuficiencia Familiar del Condado de Lake

671 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Teléfono de admisión: (847) 782-4233

Asiste a padres solteros de bajos ingresos con niños dependientes, que tienen: por lo menos 18 años de edad, vivienda estable, y viven un estilo de vida sobrio; con educación, capacitación, asistencia de empleo y servicios de administración de casos por un máximo de cinco años, mientras aprenden a lograr y mantener un estilo de vida independiente.

El Centro Comunitario

914 8th St,  Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 775-0858

El Centro Comunitario trabaja para reducir el aislamiento, apoyar a las familias y construir una comunidad a través de actividades, clases y programas. Leer más aquí.

Ways to Change Lives


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