Addison, IL
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 67 food pantries in the Addison area.

1 Miles Away

Addison , IL 60101

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Addison , IL

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Hanover Township - General Assistance & Food Pantry

8 Miles Away

7431 Astor Avenue
Hanover Park, IL 60133
(630) 540-9085

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Hanover Township provides services to individuals, families, couples, and seniors. **General Assistance provides a small cash grant to eligible persons *The Food Pantry provides food to residents once every 15 days, and also come once a week on Wednesday or Fridays for bread See website **The Emergency Assistance Program can provide financial assistance to eligible persons in cases of eviction and gas, electric, and/or water cut off notices **The Holiday Sponsor a Family program enables donors to provide gifts for specific families ** See Related Resources under Details tab for services for youth, families and Seniors in Hanover Township. **Services are available in Spanish.**Hanover Township encompasses the Cook County sections of Elgin, Bartlett, and Hanover Park, most of Streamwood, and unincorporated sections of Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg. **Community resources can be found on the website under Resources.

Office: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday; Food Pantry: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm Tuesday, 11:00 am-3:00 pm Wednesday thru Friday, 9:00 am-11:30 am Saturday. Closed on Monday.

Must be a resident of Hanover Township. For General Assistance grant, the client cannot be eligible for any other state or federal assistance with the exception of medical assistance benefits.

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment. For Food pantry, come in during hours --need a photo ID and a gas or electric bill to verify residency at intake.

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CEDA Northwest

10 Miles Away

1300 West Northwest Highway
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(847) 392-2332

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CEDA Northwest provides an array of services to individuals and familes in the northwest Cook County area. This includes: --Budget and financial counseling --Employment assistance and support -- Energy (LIHEAP) and weatherization assistance --Head Start -- Senior nutrition sites --Food pantry -- Transitional housing for working adults and families -- Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program providing nutritional care and food for women and children --Partial rent assistance --Child care subsidy -- Housing counseling and foreclosure prevention home buyers/owners --Emergency relief services Spanish, Polish and Bulgarian are spoken *Serves Cook County section of Elgin.

8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday

Call for information - serves northwest suburban Cook County including the Elgin portion of Cook County

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment or walk-in during office hours.

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Hinsdale Community Service

11 Miles Away

19 E. Chicago Ave
Hinsdale, IL 60521

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To empower low-income individuals and families to realize their dreams for an improved quality of life and to achieve financial independence from community and governmental assistance. 

Family Self-sufficiency workshops, casemanagement and goal setting. Homelessness prevention via counseling and one time rent payments to avoid evictions. A food pantry with client choice options and senior services. All programs support residents of southeastern DuPage County.

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-- Wayne Dyer

Pads To Hope, Inc.

13 Miles Away

1140 E. Northwest Hwy.
Palatine, IL 60074

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The mission of Journeys | The Road Home is to individually assess and serve the homeless and near homeless while broading community awareness and involvement with the homeless. 

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
-- Hugh Downs

New Community Counseling And Ministries

15 Miles Away

1549 Fairway Dr.
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 698-0099

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Building better, brighter communities by supplying alternative food, housing, mental health and community support and ministries.  Their focus is to fulfill needs within the community that are often unmet by traditional services.

*Food and Shelter assistance for Veterans and Disabled *Wheelchair accessible transportation *Grants and/or help for medical equipment and expenses not covered by insurance. *Advocacy and Coaching for the Disabled and under-privileged.Program:Affordable/Transitional HousingBudget: $80,000Category: HousingPopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General Program Description: Quality sliding-scale housing is offered, when available, for qualified candidates who have collaborated with staff have set short and long-term tangible goals. Candidates must participate in ongoing supportive programs (job training, education, support groups) as recommended by their caseworker.

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-- Lord Chesterfield

Loaves And Fishes Community Pantry

15 Miles Away

1871 High Grove Lane
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-3663

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Loaves & Fishes provides food and leadership in the community by uniting and mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient.

Their program attempts to end the hunger crisis in their area by conducting ftheir weekly on-site food distributions highlighted by special efforts to provide nutrition for infants and school-age children.  They also conduct monthly deliveries of food to homebound elderly and disabled clients.

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-- Lawrence Bixby

West Suburban Community Pantry Inc

15 Miles Away

6809 Hobson Valley Dr Ste 118
Woodridge, IL 60517

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West Suburban Community Pantry offers food for the hungry and resources to empower persons to improve their quality of life. Their vision is a community without hunger.

New car seats are made available after attending a one htheir class on child safety.  Classes are held ftheir times a year.

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Hanover Township - Elgin Office

16 Miles Away

One American Way
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-8329

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The Hanover Township's Elgin Office provides Cook County Elgin residents with easy access to township programs and services *The Welfare Department is on site on Mondays to provide access to local, state and federal welfare programs, including LIHEAP. *On Tuesdays a community health nurse provides health screenings and events. *Tuesday and Wednesday evenings Youth and Family Services provides a therapist to see families *Tuesday evening there is tutoring for children *On Wednesday, senior services staff help with social service needs In addition, Senior activities are offered throughout the week *On Fridays the Assessor is in and anyone can walk in to talk about their tax assessment * Food is available on an emergency basis only during the week for Cook County Elgin residents For specific information on all services and to make appointments, please call the departments directly - see Contacts tab for all numbers Also available: voter registration and notary public Spanish is spoken.

Office: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday; Tuesdays: Youth and Family Services counseling: 4:30 pm-9:00 pm; Tutoring 5:00 pm-8:00 pm.

Cook County Elgin residents.

Documents To Bring:
Call each main department to make an appointment directly to make an appointment at the Elgin office with Welfare, Senior, Youth and Family and Community Health Departments. Assessor available for walk ins.

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Food for Greater Elgin

16 Miles Away

1553 Commerce Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 931-9330

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Food for Greater Elgin is a collaborative non-profit organization formed to address hunger in the greater Elgin community Food for Greater Elgin is a client choice food pantry, so individuals can choose the food and household items they most enjoy Households in Elgin and South Elgin are eligible for food pick-up one time each month. Please bring your own bags. Website information in Spanish

6:00 pm-8:00 pm Monday,
9:00 am-11:00 am Tuesday,
11:00 am-1:00 pm Wednesday,
6:00 pm-8:00 pm Thursday,
9:00 am-11:00 am Saturday. Closed Friday and Sunday.

Elgin and South Elgin residents only.

Documents To Bring:
At each visit, bring two identification documents: 1. Drivers license, state ID or other personal identification, 2. a current utility bill (or lease) with your current address. Also bring your own shopping bags.

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Community Crisis Center - Economic Crisis Services

16 Miles Away

PO Box 1390
Elgin, IL 60121
(847) 697-2380

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The Community Crisis Center (CCC) provides comprehensive emergency services to individuals and families dealing with economic problems due to job loss, foreclosure, medical emergency or other increases in financial responsibilities leading to crisis. The program provides case management, personal and financial counseling, and emergency food Rent assistance, utility assistance and transportation help is also provided when funds are available. **Emergency shelter and case management for women and their children dealing with homelessness are also available.

Hotline: 24 hours 7 days per week; Office: 8:00 am-4:00 pm Monday-Friday

Economic crisis help available to men and women and families facing homelessness or other financial crises

Documents To Bring:
Call the Hotline to discuss your needs or to make an appointment.

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