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(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.

Community Development & Outreach Services


Get Help Now! (312) 655-7700

We Help Strengthen & Support Communities


We assist individuals, families and communities in the provision of services which support and enhance growth and development in the areas of community nutrition programs, youth development, employment and training, health promotion, community educational intervention and outreach initiatives and social enterprises.

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Did you Know?

  • More than 20 million meals were provided through community nutrition programs, including Senior Mother and Child Nutrition Program (SMCNP) food packages, Women Infants and Children (WIC) food coupons, Summer Food and school year programs, meals at senior centers, and home-delivered meals for seniors

  • 355 youth participated in 181,215 hours of professional development training this year
  • We partnered with Ladder Up Tax Assistance Program to assist 1,836 households with professional tax services that resulted in $3,439, 292 in tax returns to those households
  • Youth from the youth employment program in partnership with CPS helped relocate books, furniture and supplies from 50 closing schools to welcoming schools

  • We received official licensing for our painting enterprise (now Veterans Independent Painting) and launched a new social enterprise Crisp Mobile Produce

Gina Cleggs
Vice President
721 N. Lasalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 655-7330

Diane Nunley
Associate Vice President
Phone: (773) 729-3912
Alma Pat Mosley
CDOS Administrative Coordinator
Phone: (312) 655-7668

Ways to Change Lives


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