Caritas Family Solutions is a premier network of quality child welfare and family services programs lead by a spirited, dedicated, professional staff who serve others with respect and dignity at every stage of life. Founded in 1947, Caritas meets the social and emotional needs of persons from all backgrounds within a 42-county service area in Southern Illinois, and is recognized by the Council on Accreditation for meeting the highest national standards of professional performance. As an independent 501(c)(3), nonprofit, charitable organization, Caritas relies on and benefits from the assistance and support of volunteers, businesses, community organizations, and individuals.