Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois Overview
Target demographics: Catholic Social Services responds to the needs of all people from all faiths and income levels in the 28 southern-most counties of Illinois.
Direct beneficiaries per year: We do provide reduced rates for the clients that we serve.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Volunteers who work at the Children’s Center work directly with the children. Some of the duties include assisting with outdoor activities and field trips, assisting with play room cleaning maintenance, and playing games with the children
Volunteers assisting in the mentoring program with children by sharing time and talents, outside of the office, with children. Volunteers talk with the children about their experiences and help to provide positive role models.
Volunteers are always needed to help with the many tasks of keeping the agency operating. Some of the tasks include computer work, filing, and assisting with mailings.
Volunteers can also serve the agency by becoming a member on one of the many committees that help keep the agency running. The committees are involved with educating the public about our programs, identifying agency needs, and fundraising to name a few.
Geographic areas served: 28 southern-most counties of Illinois
St. John Bosco Children's Center
Senior Employment Program
Senior Assisted Living Center-Fox River
Our Services: Catholic Social Services (CSS) provides comprehensive adoption services, regular, treatment, and specialized foster care, the St. John Bosco Children’s Center, individual, family and school counseling, senior employment services, senior assisted living management, and referral services throughout Southern Illinois.
Responding to the needs of the people from all faiths and income levels for sixty years, Catholic Social Services serves the people of the 28 southern-most counties of Illinois. Offices are located in Belleville, Carbondale, Mt. Vernon, Mt. Carmel, and Olney.