April 28, 2022
Community Partnerships: DePaul University Speech-Language Pathology Program

In April 2022, Student Clinicians from the new Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Graduate Program at DePaul University began their clinical placement at St. Vincent DePaul Center. DePaul Student Clinicians and Faculty Supervisors collaborate with Sr. Kara Davis to meet the increased need for speech therapy services to children in the preschool program at MSV.

April 27, 2022
IL Budget Increase Approved: What This Means for the Marillac St. Vincent Community

MSV applauds and thanks Governor Pritzker, President of the Senate Harmon, Speaker of the House Welsh, Senator Feigenholz, Senator Van Pelt, Representative Croke and Representative Williams for their support of the FY 23 Illinois State budget. The budget includes a welcome increase of $54.4 million (10% increase) in state funding for preschool, evidence-based home visiting services, and center-based infant-toddler programs funded by the Early Childhood Block Grant (ECBG) at the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

April 27, 2022
Meet Geoffrey Martinez: The Nearly New Thrift Store Manager at Marillac St. Vincent

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is pleased to welcome Geoffrey Martinez as its new store manager for the Nearly New Thrift Store. Located in Lincoln Park, the store has been in operation for over 60 years, offering stylish clothing and great deals for the local community. In this role, Geoffrey will continue building awareness of the thrift store and work to develop new ways to connect with the Lincoln Park Community.

March 29, 2022
Community Outreach Services: Program Successes in February 2022

Community Outreach Services at Marillac St. Vincent inspires and empowers adults, families, and seniors to work towards self-sufficiency and stability. Through individualized support, access to on-site resources, and strengthening community connections, adults and families receive tailored services to meet their specific needs. Take a look at the highlights from February 2022.

March 29, 2022
2021 Tax Tips From MSV's Vincentian Circle

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March 29, 2022
MSV Food Pantries: Providing Necessary Services as Inflation Rises

Marillac St. Vincent’s Food Pantries have been instrumental to the local communities they serve, on the West Side in East Garfield Park and on the North Side in Lincoln Park. At Marillac St. Vincent we recognize the food insecurity that exists in the communities, and in response to this need, we offer a Client Choice food pantry at each location. The Client Choice model empowers adults and families to select the food that best meets their needs.

March 29, 2022
40th Anniversary of Project Hope: Helping Young Pregnant Moms Find Success

In recognition of Project Hope’s 40 years of service to the community and its outstanding outcomes for pregnant young women and their babies, Laronda Castine, Project Hope Manager, and Chief Operating Officer, Maureen Hallagan, spoke with a few local news groups to share the success over the years.

February 22, 2022
Marillac St. Vincent Receives NAEYC Reaccreditation at St. Vincent DePaul Center

St. Vincent DePaul Center successfully completed the process to renew its accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC is the world's largest organization advocating for high-quality early childhood education. We congratulate everyone who was involved in the NAEYC reaccreditation process at St. Vincent DePaul Center.

February 22, 2022
Art 383: DePaul Students Provide Art Classes for MSV Children at St. Vincent DePaul Center

DePaul University has been an instrumental partner to Marillac St. Vincent Family Services for many years. A recent partnership we are excited to highlight is DePaul’s Service Learning in the Arts Internship: Art 383. In this elective course for the Winter Quarter (Jan-Mar), Depaul Art Majors Meg Sampson and Haleigh Carr work with the school-aged children at the St. Vincent DePaul Center in Lincoln Park, sharing their knowledge and love of art.

February 22, 2022
MSV Celebrates Black History Month

Children at both Centers in the Early Childhood Program at MSV learned about many achievers and dreamers this Black History Month. Our teachers and staff led several fun projects and activities to make the connection between these amazing figures from history to their own lives and dreams. Take a look at some of the highlights!

February 22, 2022
Honoring Michelle Howell: 40 Years of Service at Marillac St. Vincent

We honor Michelle Howell, who recently retired from Marillac St. Vincent after nearly 40 years of service to the organization at the Marillac Social Center campus. She started her career as an assistant teacher for two-year-olds and concluded her time leading the same department as a Director and Program Manager of Early Childhood Development. She was and is an exemplary hard worker, team-player, peacemaker, strong listener, and advocate. Michelle’s leadership has paved the way for the next generation of early childhood teachers.

January 25, 2022
Remembering Loretha Weisinger

We honor Loretha Weisinger, who passed away this month after a courageous fight with cancer. Loretha worked as a Doula for Marillac St. Vincent Family Services for over 25 years before she retired several years ago. She was a pioneer in the Maternal Child Health Field and leaves a great legacy behind.

January 25, 2022
Community Outreach Services: Program Successes in December 2021

Community Outreach Services at Marillac St. Vincent inspires and empowers adults, families, and seniors to work towards self-sufficiency and stability. Through individualized support, access to on-site resources, and strengthening community connections, adults and families receive tailored services to meet their specific needs. Take a look at the highlights from December 2021.

 
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