Caring in faith for the human family | Catholic Charities

Providing caring, compassionate services
for all people throughout Southern Wisconsin.

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Caring in faith for the human family
throughout Southern Wisconsin.

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Upcoming Event
Beacon & Eggs Fundraiser
October 19, 2023

The Tinsmith
828 E. Main St., Madison

We have been serving individuals and families in the Diocese of Madison since 1946.

Catholic Charities serves as the charitable arm of the Catholic Church in Southern Wisconsin, providing a broad array of social services. We support individuals and families in need, regardless of their faith or beliefs, and empower them to live a fulfilling and dignified life.


Youth Faith In Action Scholarship

Recognizing high school seniors who show commitment to community service through their Catholic faith.

Our Programs

From addressing hunger to housing and recovery support, Catholic Charities has been supporting communities in Southern Wisconsin for more than 75 years. 

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Aging service addresses some of the emotional, physical and social needs of older adults, serving with dignity and compassion.

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Children & Families

Programs specializing in mental health support and providing food for children and families.

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Developmental Disabilities

Programs for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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The Beacon homeless day resource center and Housing Navigation Services address housing insecurity and homelessness.

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Substance Use Treatment

5 Door Recovery is a residential facility located in Madison.

Catholic Charities partners with local parishes and the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin to provide individuals and families in rural areas access to nutritional food.

Our Impact

Aging, Children and Families, Developmental Disabilities, Hunger, Homelessness and Substance Abuse Treatment. 


in Southern Wisconsin


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Supporting Our Mission

Catholic Charities is grateful for the financial support of these foundations and organizations with gifts of $10,000 or more.

Attic Angel Association
Housing Navigation Services

Oakwood Foundation
Care Team Ministry

Otto Bremer Trust
The Beacon

The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities
The Beacon

TruStage Foundation
The Beacon

United Way of Dane County
The Beacon and FACE Kids

UW Health
The Beacon