Caring in faith for the human family | Catholic Charities

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

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We Are There: Caring in Faith for the Human Family.

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Upcoming Event
Beacon & Eggs Fundraiser
October 10, 2024

The Tinsmith
828 E. Main St., Madison

We have been serving individuals and families across South Central Wisconsin since 1946.

We are the Catholic faith at work, serving as the charitable arm of the Diocese of Madison. We support individuals and families in need, regardless of their faith or beliefs, and empower them to live a fulfilling and dignified life.


Lifting up our neighbors in need

We make communities stronger and individuals and families more resilient. We are Catholic Charities Diocese of Madison.

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Our Programs

From addressing hunger to homelessness and recovery support, Catholic Charities has been supporting communities 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