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 over 100 years. As a sponsored work 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.

  • 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.

Computer Lab Client Lands Job

News // February 2018

Computer Lab Client Lands Job

Prior to engaging with Marillac’s Computer Lab, Robin, a single parent supporting her pre-teen daughter, had a part-time job with unreliable hours.

New Speech and Language Program

News // May 30, 2018

New Speech and Language Program

Speech-Language Pathologist and Daughter of Charity, Sister Kara Davis, in process of developing new program launching Fall 2018.

Take My Hand
Take My Hand

VIDEO // Watch Now

Take My Hand

To the outside world, Chicago is defined by headlines about violence and poverty. But contrary to the dark and gloomy news, there is a beacon of light providing hope to those living in marginalized communities.

Project Hope for Pregnant & Parenting Teens
Project Hope for Pregnant & Parenting Teens

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Project Hope for Pregnant & Parenting Teens

Operating on Chicago's west side, Project Hope has impacted hundreds of young mothers for over 30 years.

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  • Foglia Family & Youth Center
    2859 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612
  • Marillac Social Center
    212 S. Francisco Ave. Chicago, IL 60612
  • St. Vincent de Paul Center
    2145 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614