"We're in trouble financially, and could use some help digging ourselves out of this hole."

*** We are now offering counseling via phone and virtually***

COVID-19 Update:

Due to the economic impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Catholic Charities Financial Health Services is here to help you navigate through a financial crisis.

Here are resources to assist you:

Consumer Finance and Protection Bureau


Student Loan Payments

Coronavirus Scams - Consumer Resources

Associated Bank

BMO Harris


Community First Credit Union

Fox Communities Credit Union

COVID-19 relief cash payment if you do not file taxes

Need additional assistance? Catholic Charities Financial Health team is fully staffed and ready to serve you. 

Contact us by email:

Bobbie Lison – blison@gbdioc.org

Ruth Karakas – rkarakas@gbdioc.org

Megan Santkuyl - msantkuyl@gbdioc.org

The Financial Health Program at Catholic Charities has been successfully serving people in Northeast Wisconsin since 1989. It offers a variety of financial programs, resources, and tools to help individuals and families reach financial freedom.


Insightful, experienced, and certified budget counselors can help you put the pieces back together. Our one-on-one counseling helps families and individuals regardless of race, religion, marital status or ability to pay.

These services include:

  • Budget counseling
  • Housing counseling
  • Homebuyer education and foreclosure prevention
  • Bankruptcy services

To get started with these services, you will need to complete a financial summary information packet.  The  Financial Health INFOPAC, is available for download at the links below or you may obtain a copy of the INFOPAC by calling us at 920-272-8234 (Green Bay location) or 920-684-6651 (Manitowoc location).

You will need to complete and return the INFOPAC to our offices before scheduling an appointment with a financial counselor.

Download the financial health INFOPAC here - [English] [Español]

For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, call 920-272-8234 or 1-877-500-3580 extension 8234 (Green Bay location) during regular business hours or send us an email at charitiesgb@gbdioc.org.