CATHOLIC CHARITIES - Family Self-Sufficiency Program


671 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 782-4233

Service Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Catholic Charities / FSS


Provides case management to single-parent families with motivation to become financially self-reliant. Assesses clients' needs, and helps them develop individual service plans and educational goals. Also offers referrals for vocational skills and training. Participants may remain in the program for five years.


- Must be Lake County resident who is 18 years or older
- Must be Single-parent families with custody of children
- Must have stable housing



Program Fees:

No Fee.

Intake Process:

Call to apply.

Documents Required
- Varies depending on services


Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 782-4233

Phone Numbers

Primary Program Phone

(847) 782-4233

Address Listings


671 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

Physical (Primary)

671 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

Handicap Accessible?



-Toiletry items
-Household cleaning products
-Gift cards: Jewel, Walmart, Target, Subway

Volunteer Opportunities:

1. Children's Activities Volunteer: One Saturday per month we need help with children's activities. Meetings for the parents are from 10-11:30 am and we are in need of volunteers from 9:45-11:45 am to help with children's activities. We usually have arts and crafts, books, board games, coloring, and toys for children of all ages.

Contact Person for Volunteer Opportunities: Sue Fowler at 847-782-4126.

Legal Status:


Date of Official Change:

November 28, 2022

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