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The Diocese of adison, through Cathlic Charities, guided by Catholic social teaching, provides compassionate caring services designed to help those in need.
Catholic Charities serves as a visible presence of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Madison by providing services that effectively address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals and families. Our programs are designed to help the individual develop self-sufficiency while protecting, preserving and promoting the individual's dignity.
Throughout southern Wisconsin, people of all faiths utilize our services. We offer over 40 programs, in five program service areas, plus our new All Saints Retirement Neighborhood .
We offer over 28 programs throughout the 11 counties within the Diocese of Madison, who are:
by Steve C. from Lake Mills, WI
Over the years I have observed many good works of Catholic Charities. We are Catholic ourselves.
I have been sober through AA for 30 years. I have worked extensively with Madison Detox and many AA groups. I have been a substitute teacher in high schools and elementary schools since retiring 11 years ago. My work career was in chemical and pharmaceutical sales.