We are a faith-based organization providing service to people in need
and calling others of good will to do the same.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet provides food and travel vouchers; clothing and furniture vouchers; financial assistance for prescription medication; rent/mortgage assistance; and information/referral to other community resources.
Shelter / Alternative Housing
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet provides a variety of housing programs for individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk, including transitional housing, permanent supportive housing and more. These programs are designed to maximize self-sufficiency.
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Last week, a volunteer was working at our donation center helping to reorganize some shelving when a client came in looking to replace his old tattered shoes. Our client had an unusual size and unfortunately we could not find him a pair of shoes that fit. Just as our client…
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We are currently seeking volunteers to fill an immediate need at our donation center, The Giving Tree (in Lockport). Volunteers are needed to help receive, sort, and hang clothes in the center, which provides clothing and household items free of cost to clients of Catholic Charities’ programs. Volunteers are needed…
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Our Foster Grandparent Program offers older adults an opportunity to help children in your community develop academic and life skills that are critical to their development and future successes. Sharing your time and experience can help children learn how to read, prepare younger students for school readiness, tackle tough subjects…
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The Kankakee and Iroquois County Back to School Fair is coming up on Saturday, July 30th. Preregistration is required. Click here to register. And please join our Facebook event page to receive updates on the fair here.
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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet has the exciting opportunity to receive a matching grant from Community Memorial Foundation… but we need your help. The foundation will provide up to a $9,500.00 donation to Catholic Charities if our board members are able to meet their challenge. Here is how it works:…
Catholic Charities’ Ombudsman Program protects and promotes the rights and quality of life for those who reside in long-term care facilities in Kankakee, Will, and Grundy Counties. Staff and volunteers in the Ombudsman Program are advocates who seek to resolve complaints on behalf of individuals who receive long-term care services….
Our DuPage County Back to School Fair will be held at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. This event is a one stop shopping event of health and human services for families living on low incomes in DuPage County with children ages newborn to…