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MorningStar Mission’s Christ-centered programs and services have been developed for those who are ready to make a real change in their lives.

Women & Family Programs

Through the Mary L. Weitendorf Women & Family Center and the Reclaim Youth Support Ministry, women, children and families have access to numerous resources to get back on their feet and live a renewed life.

East Side Cafe

At the East Side Café, MorningStar Mission offers three meals six days a week and two meals on Sunday to homeless and near homeless guests in the Joliet community.

Mens Programs

MorningStar Mission offers a number of programs for homeless and recovering men in our community, including the Emergency Shelter, 180 Men’s Residential Recovery, Hope House and Veteran’s Program.

Drop-in Center

The New Day Drop-In Center provides a safe environment for those experiencing homelessness to spend daytime hours, attend services, locate resources and speak with case managers. It serves also as a heating and cooling center.

Thrift Stores

At two locations, MorningStar Mission’s Treasure Chest thrift stores provide families with a way to shop for clothes and household items with dignity.

Counseling Center

MorningStar Counseling Center provides those who in need with affordable, professional and Biblical-based counseling.

Community Outreach

MorningStar Mission offers many opportunities to get involved through our community outreach programs, such as Jump on the Bus, Holiday Food Baskets, Stars of Hope, Food Pantry  and many more.

Jump On The Bus

Shop With A Sheriff

New Lenox Cares

Holiday Food Baskets

Stars of Hope

Food Pantry