Construction Services

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri’s Construction Services provide essential home repair services to individuals and families struggling to maintain their homes due to financial constraints. 

A man on a ladder working on the gutter of a house.

Repairing Homes. Rebuilding Lives.

Program Description

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri (CCSOMO) provides a variety of home repair services to individuals and families in need through its Construction Services. CCSOMO also rebuilds homes damaged or destroyed by natural disasters. The home repair program is a vital resource for families in need, offering practical support to improve the safety and comfort of their homes. 

CCSOMO’s Construction Services offer the following home repair programs and services: 

  • Home Repair Programs for Low-Income Families and Seniors
  • Department of Mental Health Developmentally Disabled Home Modification
  • Cape Girardeau Senior Build Program
  • Cape Girardeau Developmentally Disabled Home Repair Programs
Our Construction Services have an outstanding record of success. 
  • In the last 10 years, CCSOMO has completed over 550 home repairs in southern Missouri
  • CCSOMO routinely collaborates with community partners, including local businesses, and utilizes thousands of volunteers to assist as many families as possible. 
  • CCSOMO has expanded construction operations across the southernmost 39 counties in Missouri, reaching low-income homeowners from Joplin to Cape Girardeau.


Once eligibility is determined, families are paired with Construction Services  staff who assess repair needs and work to develop a customized plan of action. To determine if you are eligible, please call Construction Services at 417-624-3790 (Springfield) or 573-335-0905 (Cape Girardeau).

Eligible Repairs

  • Weatherization
  • Repair/replacement of major systems
  • Environmental
  • Accessibility and home modifications
  • Code violations
  • Emergency repairs