Charitable Agencies

Here are some charitable agencies that are available in our local area.
Please help us keep this list of agencies updated.  Thank you!

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet: 16555 Weber Road, Crest Hill – 815-723-3405
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Catholic Charities is located at the Blanchette Pastoral Center of the Diocese of Joliet.
Please click here for the parish office referral form for sending people to Catholic Charities.

FISH Food Pantry:
 1463 Farrell Road, Lockport – 815-838-3542

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Eligible for Lockport and Homer Township residents only at this time.

Daybreak Homeless Shelter: 611 Cass Street, Joliet – 815-744-4663
Open 24/7 – sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Joliet Diocese.
Our parishioners assist at Daybreak four times throughout the year.

Lockport Resource Center and Thrift Shop: 106 MacGregor Road, Lockport – 815-838-9615
Hours: Monday, Friday, and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.;
Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Thursday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.
The Lockport Resource Center is the local office for the Will County Community Concerns.

Will County Community Concerns: 2455 Glenwood Avenue, Joliet – 815-722-0733
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and Wednesdays 8:00 am to 7:30 pm.
Locally, the Will County Center for Community Concerns is accessed through the Lockport Township Office,
located at 1463 South Farrell Road in Lockport (which is the same address as the FISH Food Pantry).
For general assistance and/or to fill out an application for assistance, such as rent, utilities, etc., call 815-838-4161.
The times for filling out these applications are Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. 
You must be a Lockport resident for eligibility. Also, bring your ID and two other forms of identification,
with your name and current address listed on it, such as a utility bill or a lease document. 

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (T.A.N.F.): 800-338-4337
Administered through the Public Aid Office listed below on this page.

Public Aid Office: Human Services Department, 45 East Webster Street, Joliet – 815-740-5350
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Morning Star Mission: 350 East Washington Street, Joliet – 815-722-5780
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saint Vincent DePaul Society: 1829 West Jefferson Street, Joliet – 815-729-4585
Thrift Store Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday; Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
For other assistance, please call 630-293-9755, or go to their website,

Salvation Army Joliet Corps Community Center: 300 Third Avenue, Joliet – 815-726-4834
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There are some ID and residency requirements for assistance.
For assistance with food: the Food Pantry is open on Mondays, from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. Please call for other times.
For assistance with clothing: On Tuesdays, a form needs to be filled out in order to obtain the items that are requested.
For assistance with utilities: Please call the office for information, because an appointment is needed to discuss these bills.

Please contact the parish office to update the information that is found above on this webpage. Thank you for your assistance!

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