Programs

Catholic Charities Legal Services

Our legal service program assists people with little to no income in obtaining pro bono legal assistance.

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Catholic Children’s Home

This Alton-based home provides special education and therapeutic services for students ages 5-21 and residential services to boys ages 11-18.

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Crisis Assistance

When individuals are in crisis and cannot find their way, we provide basic necessities and help them find the path to self-sufficiency.

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Eldercare Options

Eldercare Options is a program that assesses, counsels, and determines the need for guardianship for disabled elderly adults who are no longer able to make sound judgments on their own.

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Elderly Guardianship

We assume guardianship of seniors and provide decision making and advocacy for those who lack the ability to make proper judgements concerning their health, well-being and safety.

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Faith in Action

Volunteers are matched with homebound seniors to provide companionship and non-medical assistance. Allows seniors to maintain an independent lifestyle in their own homes.

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Food Pantries

Our staff serves the nutritional needs of families by helping with immediate problems and searching for future solutions.

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Intact Family Services

The families that we help in these programs are in need of additional support to help them face their daily struggles.

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Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels goal is to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and disabled in need by providing nutritious meals that promote independent living.

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MedAssist

A prescription medicine assistance program that aids clients with securing immediate or long-term medications at free or substantially reduced costs.

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Mobile Food Pantry Program

Catholic Charities partners up with a local parish or organization in a rural area and registers people who need help putting food on the table for themselves and their families.

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Post Adoption Services

Designed to support and strengthen the lives of adoptive parents, adult adopted persons and birth parents by providing compassionate profiles, searches and intermediary services.

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Professional Counseling Solutions

Catholic Charities delivers professional and confidential therapy services to individuals, couples and families regardless of their ability to pay for services.

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Ramblin' Rose

Ramblin’ Rose helps school children whose families are struggling to afford school supplies and clothing for the new school year.

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Referral Assistance

Staff in each office are knowledgeable about services provided by other agencies and institutions in each area.

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Resale Stores

Donations from the community and volunteer help keep our resale shops open. Free help can be arranged when the small fees are not affordable.

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St. Anne Residence

The St. Anne Residence, located at the intersection of Ninth and Clay Streets in Beardstown, features 23 one-bedroom units, which are wheelchair accessible and complete with full kitchens.

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St. John's Breadline

St. John's Breadline in Springfield serves a hot, nutritious and free meal in a clean, positive environment daily.

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