Founded in 1954,

St. Leonard’s Ministries provides
comprehensive residential, case
management, and employment
services for those released from
prison without resources needed
to rebuild their lives. Recidivism
rates for former residents are
impressive — only 20%, while
the state average exceeds 50%.

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News & Views

The Latest!

We couldn’t be more honored and excited to be a 2018 Impact 100 Chicago Grant Award Winner! We had an incredible night presenting at the Grant Awards Celebration. Thanks to all of the St. Leonard’s family who came out and supported us at the event!

Thank you to everyone who made Let’s Go to LETTIE an incredible success!  Watch a video describing the special collaboration between Victory Gardens and Grace HouseRead the Tribune article sharing more of the details of their visit.

Interested in volunteering? Fill out our interest/registration form and we’ll be in touch! Individual Volunteers / Register a Volunteer Group

“Each era in history is judged by how people were treated. A hundred years from now, is that how we want to be remembered as a society?” Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart spoke at St. Leonard’s on November 2, as the featured speaker for our Grace House Benefit Luncheon. Read the press release.  See the full video of his talk.

Curious about us? Watch “Portraits of Hope,” our latest video, featuring residents and staff of St. Leonard’s House and Grace House.

See St. Leonard’s Ministries featured in the Adrian Dominican video “Bringing HOPE.”

View our fiscal year 2017 Annual Report.