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South-Southwest Region


 About this Region
We are excited to announce that our South and Southwest offices merged into a central location that is more easily accessible to the more than 25,000 south-southwest community residents served each year. All our programs are designed to work with the strengths of our clients to aid them in their journey toward self-sufficiency. If you need assistance, would like to get involved, or have any questions, please contact our new offices. If you are located in the south region, please call (708) 333-8379. For the southwest region, please call (708) 430-0428.
 Areas Served
The South Region includes: Burnham, Dixmoor, East Hazel Crest, Ford Heights, Lynwood, Markham, Phoenix, Sauk Village, South Chicago Heights, Calumet Park, Riverdale, Blue Island, Posen, Robbins, Dolton, Calumet City, South Holland, Lansing, Thornton, Glenwood, Chicago Heights, Park Forest, Richton Park, Matteson, Olympia Fields, Flossmoor, Homewood, Hazel Crest, Country Club Hills, and Harvey.

The Southwest Region includes: Lemont, Willow Springs, Justice, Summit, Argo, Bridgeview, Bedford Park, Burbank, Hometown, Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn, Chicago Ridge, Worth, Alsip, Midlothian/Crestwood, Oak Forest, Tinley Park, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Palos Park, Palos Heights, and Palos Hills.
 Services
Food pantry, suppers, and food supplements
Case work and counseling
Employment services
Veterans services
Parenting, childcare and adoption
Senior assistance
Housing and transitional housing
Retired priest housing
Public benefits screenings
Alcohol/drug abuse assessment and prevention
Hospital transition
Referrals
Emergency assistance
Access to all Catholic Charities assistance programs

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 Covid Supper Schedule

It is our desire to keep clients and staff healthy.

The Wednesday night supper program at Saint Blasé will offer carry out meals for the foreseeable future.

Adjusted hours will be each Wednesday from 4 to 4:30pm

7438 W 61st Pl, Summit, IL 60501

Please call (708) 563-2407 For additional information and updates.

The Monday night supper program at Saint Anne will offer carry out meals for the foreseeable future.

Adjusted hours will be each Monday from 4 to 4:30pm

16801 Dixie Hwy, Hazel Crest, IL 60429

Please call (708) 333-9237 For additional information and updates.

For more information on COVID19, visit the CDC website.

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South-Southwest Region:

12731 S. Wood Street
Blue Island, IL 60406

South Phone: (708) 333-8379
Southwest Phone: (708) 430-0428

Christopher L. Torres
South-Southwest Regional Director
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