Fight Poverty and Violence in Chicago

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services has been working for change, creating opportunity and giving hope to the people who need it most since 1914 - and it's working. Join the movement today! We believe in a NEW Chicago. One filled with hope for brighter futures for our neighbors living in poverty. If you stand with us, take action now!


Empowered families. Strengthened Communities. Brighter futures.

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services has been serving communities in need for 100 over years. As a ministry of the Daughters of Charity St. Vincent de Paul, we provide vital programs and services in the areas of early childhood education, youth services, and community outreach. We have two centers on the north and west sides, Marillac Social Center (a.k.a. “Marillac House”) and St. Vincent de Paul Center.

  • Early Childhood

    Closing the gap with high standards, inspring curriculum, and passionate educators

  • Youth Services

    Partnering with young people to build a future a hope

  • Community Outreach

    Empowering adults, families, and seniors to work towards self-sufficiency

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  • Children

    Nationally accredited early childhood education

  • Youth

    Support for school-age kids, teens, and young mothers.

  • Adults

    Employment, computers, financial assistance, and more.

  • Seniors

    Services for the most active to the most isolated.

  • Find Food

    Client choice food pantries for families and individuals.

News & Media

Read news articles and watch videos all about the new and exciting things happening at Marillac St. Vincent' Family Services in our news and publications section.

Fleur de Lis Ball 2015

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Fleur de Lis Ball 2015

Thank you to all who attended and supported us at the 2015 Fleur de Lis Ball.

Groundbreaking Highlights Video

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Groundbreaking Highlights Video

We invite you to watch highlights from our June 27th groundbreaking ceremony for the new Vince and Pat Foglia Family and Youth Center at Marillac!

Illinois Bugdet Rally
Maureen Hallagan speaks out at Illinois budget rally

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Maureen Hallagan speaks out at Illinois budget rally

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services', Maureen Hallagan, spoke at a rally and press conference at the JR Thompson Center, organized by the Responsible Budget Coalition of Illinois.

COPD Stem Cell Treatment with Ann S.
Fleur de Lis Ball 2015

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Fleur de Lis Ball 2015

Over 650 guests attended the 21st annual Fleur de Lis Ball, honoring Jack Raba and Suzanne Muellman for their commitment to help empower the families and individuals served by Marillac St. Vincent Family Services.