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Motivated by the love of Christ, Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri 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. Click here to learn more about our Programs & Services.

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri is a member agency of the Catholic Charities USA network.

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On October 20, 2021, CCSOMO leaders, Board members, along with local civic leaders, gathered to break ground for LifeHouse Cape Girardeau Crisis Maternity Home. The new facility located in Cape Girardeau will serve homeless pregnant of southeastern Missouri and is scheduled to open December 2022.

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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.

Knights of Columbus, St. Agnes Council 13682 gifts proceeds from its February 2022 Knight Striking Out Bowl-A-Thon event benefiting Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri.

The Springfield Daily Citizen reports on affordable housing needs in the community. Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri was invite to contribute to the conversation regarding Rental Assistance Demonstration Programs (RADs). To learn more about RADs and Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri's take on the issue, click the link.