Effingham Catholic Charities

Serves Clark, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper and Shelby counties

Area Director: Sr. Carol Beckermann srcarol_cceff@cc.dio.org

1502 East Fayette Avenue / U.S. Route 40 East
P.O. Box 1017
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 857-1458
Fax: (217) 857-1481

Second Hand Rose: (217) 857-1482


Counseling:
Kendra Franklin franklin_cceff@cc.dio.org  (217) 857-1458, ext. 105
Theresa Loy loy_cceff@cc.dio.org (217) 857-1458, ext. 104
Food Pantry/Mobile Food Pantry: Sr. Sandra Sudkamp srsandra_cceff@cc.dio.org (217) 857-1458, ext. 112
MedAssist: Sr. Kathleen Bushur: srkathleen_cceff@cc.dio.org (217) 857-1458, ext. 108
Second Hand Rose/Ramblin' Rose: Carrie Crippen crippen_cceff@cc.dio.org (217) 857-1482

News

Pack the Bus

Posted on June 23, 2017


Effingham Summer Grill

Posted on June 9, 2017


Ramblin' Rose Schedule

Posted on June 7, 2017


The Summer Meals Program is now located at the back door of the Presbyterian Church on Temple St.


Events

Sep
17
Effingham

Efffingham Spaghetti Lunch

Sep 17th 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sep
30
Effingham

Effingham Catholic Charities Fall Fun Run

Sep 30th 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Local Services

Counseling helps children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families struggling emotionally, psychologically, relationally. A variety of services are offered, including parenting and anger management classes, counseling for marriage and couples, domestic violence, grief/loss, PTSD, DUI evaluations and risk education, just to name a few of the services. Forgiveness scale available. Appointments Tuesday through Friday.

Crisis Assistance helps with assistance for rent, utilities, acute medical needs, transient transportation, temporary lodging. Dental vouchers for adults are available. **Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Food Pantry offers food to families in need. The pantry is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 4 p.m.

Legal Services assists people with little or no income obtain pro-bono legal service. Appointment necessary.
MedAssist helps people access free or nominally priced medications assistance with diabetic medication** is available, as well as, help choosing a Medicare D plan and accessing other cost saving programs. Available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Appointments encouraged.

Mobile Food Pantry travels to an area in which people have limited access to food. The Mobile Food Pantry runs are scheduled one time per month.

Ramblin' Rose provides school supplies and clothing to children K-12. The Ramblin' Rose bus runs to outlying rural communities from the beginning of July through mid-August.

Referral Service informs families of local resources specific to their need. Available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Second Hand Rose Resale Shoppe is a public store which offers good quality, low cost clothing and household items. Clothing and household vouchers available. Store hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


**Service Area for diabetic medication assistance and dental vouchers is Clay, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Shelby counties.

Advisory Board Members

Dee Bower Thomas Ordner Holly Huber David Habing Dr. Chuck Horin
Roxanne Pitcher Greg Koester Jill Kreke Lori Mette Judy Luchtefeld
Patrick Niebrugge Rachael McWhorter Diana Vonderheide Theresa Rutherford  Luke Doedtman
Kristie Goeckner