Catholic Charities of Coles, Douglas, and Edgar Counties

Serves Coles, Douglas and Edgar counties

Area Director: Debbie Albin

4217 DeWitt Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938-6620
(217) 235-0420
Fax: (217) 235-0425

Office Manager, Ebay Manager: Tammie Burns
Resale Store Manager:
Rosie Schniers



Mattoon July August Newsletter

Posted on July 6, 2018

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Posted on June 29, 2017

Mattoon July August Newsletter

Posted on June 29, 2017


Local Services

Proof of residency for every household member is required. Assistance hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Food Pantry: Assistance available every 30 days. Based on family size. Emergency food for 2-3 days.

Clothing Assistance: Three complete outfits per person every 90 days. This also includes one coat or jacket and one pair of shoes per person, if available.

Housewares Assistance: Assistance available every 180 days.

Furniture Assistance: Limited availability with a referral.

MedAssist: Long term prescription medicine for those who have no insurance or are underinsured. Must make an appointment.

Blessed Baby: New clothing and formula for babies under the age of three months.

Medical Equipment Loan Program: Crutches, wheelchairs, walkers, bathtub chairs, etc. Available for loan if store carries it.

Boomerang Blessings
Temporary Store Hours - Tuesday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Advisory Board Members

William Curl Brandy Forrest Patty Goldstein Nola Hagan
June Kriesel David Mendoza Matt Piescinski, President Karen Savoree      
Terence Sullivan Philip Wright