St. Andre Bessette Ministries in Peoria

These services are available to residents in the Greater Peoria area and nearby rural areas.

Bessette Center
1825 NE Adams, Peoria

St. Bessette Lunch Kitchen

Brown bag lunches.
No ID required.

Hours of Operation
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Fulton Sheen Food Pantry

This ministry will reopen on Thursday, July 2 and will resume regular hours of operation listed below.

The issue of hunger in America is a growing concern. Currently, more than 16% of children go to bed without food. To ease this pain we have partnered with Peoria Area Food Bank, as well as Midwestern Food Bank to help supply the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Adults must present a photo ID and may receive assistance monthly.

Hours of Operation
Tuesday and Thursday
9:30 – 11:30 am

St. Gianna Baby Pantry

This pantry offers clothing, formula, diapers, and other basic baby supplies to families.  Baby items provided are based on the donations received from the community.

Clients are welcome by appointment only
Please call the number listed and leave a clear message including name, phone number, and need.  Someone will return your call to schedule appointment.  


St. Joseph Furniture Bank

This ministry is closed until further notice.

The purpose of the furniture bank is to provide furniture and appliances to people who cannot afford to purchase items on their own. Gently used furniture and working appliances will be available to people in need.  Catholic Charities in Peoria currently works together with area agencies to determine the need and make referrals.

Furniture is obtained through referral’s only from area churches and/or social service agencies.

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