Guerin Outreach Ministries, Inc., a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, provides educational programs and family services to people in need through its ministries: Providence Family Services in Chicago and Providence in the Desert in Coachella, California.

Together, these ministries provide a variety of services: English as a Second Language classes, GED classes, homework help and a safe place after school for children, citizenship classes, music classes, computer literacy classes, and bilingual counseling. They support children, individuals and families, many of whom are economically disadvantaged. No one is ever refused service for inability to pay.