Catherine Kasper Life Center

A Ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

Maria Center

Independent Living Financial Information

Prices are subject to change. Please contact us for in-depth financial information.

Maria Center Rates:

Entrance Fee: $5,000 individual/$7,500 couple

The purpose of the Entrance Fee is to generate income to contribute to the operating income of Catherine Kasper Life Center and to help pay for operating and capital costs. As such, income earned after the Occupancy Date from the investment of the Entrance Fee will be paid to Catherine Kasper Life Center for the benefit of CKLC. In addition, at CKLC's sole discretion, Entrance Fees may also be used to pay for project development costs, start-up deficits, interest expense, debt retirement, costs of future expansions, and other purposes Catherine Kasper Life Center deems appropriate. No reserve funding will be specifically established pertaining to the Entrance Fee. A resident may request assistance from the Finance Assistance Fund to pay part or all of the Entrance Fee, if needed, based on information in the Financial Disclosure form.

Catherine Kasper Life Center will refund 2/3 of the Entrance Fee up to one (1) year and 1/3 of the Entrance Fee up to the second (2nd) year, without interest, on the later of: (1) the effective date of termination of this Agreement; or (2) the date a new Entrance Fee and executed Agreement have been received from a new resident and the new resident has taken occupancy of Resident’s apartment. The Entrance Fee is non-refundable as of the first (1st) day of third (3rd) year of occupancy.

Security/Apartment Maintenance and Renewal Fee: $1,000

Catherine Kasper Life Center will refund the Security/Apartment fee when the apartment has been completely vacated and if the apartment is left in usual wear and tear.

Monthly Rent: [refer to chart below for rates]

Rental costs are based on the square footage of the apartment chosen. See Rent Rate sheet.

    Rent includes:
  • Heating, cooling, electric, water, sewer, trash pick up
  • Three meals a day
  • Housekeeping services twice a month – dusting, vacuuming, cleaning bathroom(s)
  • Annual top to bottom cleaning of apartment
  • Complimentary laundry room
  • Transportation once a week to Plymouth for shopping, errands
  • Reserved resident parking for those with cars - winter snow removal from vehicle
  • Cable TV / wireless internet access
  • 24-hour Emergency Alert and Response System
  • Maintenance repairs as needed
  • Social activities & transportation to Turtle Topper outings

Phone Fees: $50

This amount includes a $30 phone hook-up fee and the first $20 monthly phone fee. In addition to the monthly fee of $20, the business office bills resident for all long distance phone calls.

Pet Fee (if applicable): $100 (one time fee)

Catherine Kasper Life Center will refund the Pet Fee when the apartment has been completely vacated and if the apartment is left without pet damage to the apartment.

Apartment Type 360 Tour Apartment Size Monthly Rates
(as of 4/1/2021)
Efficiency YES 394 sq. ft. $1,615
Small Studio-430 sq. ft$1,672
Large StudioYES485 sq. ft. $1,742
One Bedroom-670 sq. ft. $1,815
One Bedroom-719 sq. ft. $1,864
One BedroomYES740 sq. ft. $1,935
One Bedroom-752 sq. ft. $1,935
One Bedroom-757 sq. ft. $1,935
One Bedroom-788 sq. ft. $2,209
One BedroomYES910 sq. ft. $2,369
Two BedroomYES945 sq. ft. $2,487
Apartment Rates are based on single person occupancy. Please add $878 for a second person. Rates are subject to change; contact us for in depth financial information.

Maria Center Services & Amenities

Services Included
with Rent
Fee Based
3 Meals per Day Yes
Housekeeping (bi-weekly & annual) Yes
Laundry Facilities Yes
Reserved Parking w/Snow Removal Yes
Meeting Room Yes
Library Yes
Utilities (except telephone) Yes
Church/Religious Services Yes
Spiritual Care Yes
24-hour Emergency Alert and Response System Yes
Transportation weekly to Plymouth scheduled trips
Trash Pick Up Yes
Telephone Yes
Professional Hair Care Yes
Programs & Retreats Yes
College Education Programs Yes
Rehabilitation Services Yes
Organized Social Activities Depends on the activity Depends on the activity
Heating Indoor Swimming Pool Yes
Wireless Internet Access Yes
Cable TV Yes

You are cordially invited to visit our community for a tour and more information about the services we provide. We at Catherine Kasper Life Center look forward to welcoming you.

For more information, please contact:

(574) 935-1784
Maria Center
P.O. Box 1; 9601 Union Road
Donaldson, IN 46513
Catherine Kasper Life Center is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.
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