Marillac St. Vincent

Empowered families. Strengthened Communities. Brighter futures.

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

The Mission

Empower People, Strengthen Communities & Give a Voice to Those In Need

The Vision

End the Cycle of Poverty in the Neighborhoods of Chicago

Our Core Values

Integrity, Excellence, Creativity, Advocacy, Respect & Empowerment.

Senior Leadership

Marillac St. Vincent is thriving in a new era, marked by our dedication to the legacy of St. Louise de Marillac and St. Vincent de Paul. Our dynamic leadership is actively engaged to strengthen MSV’s impact, extend our reach, maximize our internal capacity, fuel our resource engine, and build our brand.

Michael S. Chitwood

Chief Executive Officer

Maureen Hallagan

MSW, Senior Advisor to the CEO & EVP of External Affairs

Thomas Crothers

Chief Finance Officer

Alicia LeBron

Sr. Director of Facilities & Operations

Kevin McGhee

Sr. Director of Data Management

Tamara Reed Tran

Chief Development Officer

Angela Mason

Chief Human Resources Officer

Dawnielle Jeffrey

Chief Program Officer

Program Directors

Luz Lopez-Brand

M.Ed., Sr. Director of Support Services

Tramaine Martin

Sr. Director of Community Engagement & Education

Albert Richardson

Senior Director of Youth Services

Tracey Young

M.Ed, Senior Director of Early Learning Programs

Over 150 Years Experience

The Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Team has over 150 years of Child Service Experience.

Children Exceeding Expectations

89% of MSV children bound for kindergarten met or exceeded expectations this year in all 7 developmental domains

Senior Staff

St. Vincent de Paul Center

Marillac Social Center


Go inside MSV!

Learn about our incredible Board of Trustees and Associate Board, our beautiful campuses on the north and west sides, and see a comprehensive list of our community partners that form our robust network of supports for families in need in Chicago.