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Motivated by the love of Christ, Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri (CCSOMO) seeks to improve the lives of the vulnerable by providing quality, compassionate social services which meet local needs. We serve all people regardless of faith.

CCSOMO is a member agency of the Catholic Charities USA network of member Catholic Charities agencies.

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Construction has officially begun on LifeHouse Cape Girardeau. This new crisis maternity home, which will serve southeastern Missouri, is scheduled to open in February 2024.

CCSOMO announces Ken Palermo hired as new Executive Director. He begins work on January 30, 2023, replacing Maura Taylor who retired December 15, 2022.

PRESS RELEASE - Executive Director Maura Taylor to Retire in December 2022

Big news today! After more than a decade of service to the vulnerable, Executive Director Maura Taylor announced her retirement today. A national search will begin to find a suitable successor.