Emergency Services

St. Pius V assists people in need through a transition to economic independence and personal and family health.

  • Soup Kitchen: For individuals and families facing hunger, St. Pius V’s soup kitchen partners with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to serve 500 hot meals weekly in the church basement on Monday, Friday and Saturday at 12:30 pm.
  • Food Pantry: Each week approximately 65 families receive two bags of food from St. Pius V’s food pantry, also in partnership with the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Service on Tuesdays, 3:00-5:00 pm.
  • Clothing: St. Pius V operates a secondhand store, La Tiendita, which provides used clothing and household items to persons and families in need. Service is Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am–5:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at 1854 S. Ashland Avenue. Phone: 312-226-6234.
  • Referrals: Each day St. Pius V refers many people to a variety of human resources offering health, housing, legal and educational services.

Contact us for information about these services.

To our visitors: if you are in immediate danger, or are having a health emergency, call 911 or go to any hospital emergency room. If you would like assistance from one of our counselors call 312-421-7647 or come to our office at 2020 S. Blue Island Ave., Chicago, IL 60608. If you are seeking counseling, to protect your privacy it is best not to communicate with us through the website email. Thank you.

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