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
28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
June 10, 2024

Blackhawk Country Club
3606 Blackhawk Drive, 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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 – 12:00-4:30 P.M.

Whole Hearted Workshop

Join Catholic Charities and the Apostolate for Persons with Disabilities for a half-day workshop led by Dr. Mike Carotta, author of the Whole Hearted trauma awareness resource!

During the workshop, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of trauma and its impact on mental and spiritual well-being and learn practical tools and practices to help yourself and others move forward in a healthy way.

Our Programs

From addressing hunger to homelessness 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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Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Programs for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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The Beacon daytime resource center assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Dane County.

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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.

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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.

Oakwood Foundation
Care Team Ministry

TruStage Foundation
The Beacon

United Way of Dane County
The Beacon and FACE Kids


UW Health
The Beacon