Programs

A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance is an evidence based program designed to prevent frequent falls among older adults.

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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

Elderly Guardianship provides appropriate decision-making and advocacy for elderly adults who lack the ability to make proper judgments concerning their health, well-being and safety after being named through a court order, Guardian of Person.

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Faith in Action

Faith in Action serves frail homebound elderly age 55 and older. Services are provided at no cost through a network of trained volunteers from area religious congregations, service organizations and the community at-large.

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Food Pantries

Hunger hurts. It denies dignity, lessens human energy, erodes community stability, and damages the potential of a person to progress.

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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

The staff of the MedAssist program help individuals determine their eligibility and assist their applications for the programs that the pharmaceutical companies have for the poor.

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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

The Post Adoption Services of Catholic Charities are 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

When a helping hand is needed, Catholic Charities provides that hand in many ways. A family may need clothing, a young person may need an outfit for a job interview, a mother may need clothes required for a job, a child may need a coat to keep out the cold.

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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 meal in a clean, positive environment.

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