Algonquin, IL
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 66 food pantries in the Algonquin area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Algonquin , IL 60102

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Algonquin, IL to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Algonquin , IL.

Area Served:
Algonquin , IL



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Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry

3 Miles Away

1113 Pyott Road
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
(847) 854-1904

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Services:
Algonquin/Lake In The Hills Interfaith Food Pantry provides food twice a month for each participant who lives in Algonquin or Lake in the Hills Sign-in is required.

Hours:
9:30 am-11:30 am Tuesday, Thursday, and the first and third Saturday

Eligibility:
Our first priority is residents of Algonquin or Lake in the Hills. Please bring proof of address preferably a utility bill.

Documents To Bring:
Sign-in required; forms are in Spanish and English. There may not be a Spanish speaking attendant available on any given day.



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Cary Grove Food Pantry

4 Miles Away

8901 South Cary Algonquin Road
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 516-3602

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Services:
Cary Grove Food Pantry provides non-perishable and frozen food, to persons with a state ID or utility bill to show residency Residents can receive food one time per month There are no income requirements If a non-english speaker requests services, that person will need to bring their own interpreter.

Hours:
4:00 pm-6:00 pm Tuesday and Thursday (Please do not arrive before 3:15); 8:30 am-10:30 am 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Saturdays each month

Eligibility:
Open to residents of Cary and Fox River Grove.

Documents To Bring:
Come to pantry with state photo Id or utility bill showing residence.



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FISH Food Pantry

4 Miles Away

150 South Kennedy Drive, Room 15A
Carpentersville, IL 60110
(847) 428-4357

Services:
FISH Food Pantry provides perishable foods, including meat, eggs, and produce for those who are in need and can show proof of residence in Carpentersville, East Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, West Dundee and Gilberts The pantry does not serve or deliver food Visitors can get food once a month Spanish is spoken.

Hours:
9:30 am-11:30 am Monday & Friday; 9:30 am-11:30 am and 6:00 pm-8:00 pm on Wednesday.

Eligibility:
Services are restricted to residents of Carpentersville, East Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, West Dundee and Gilberts who show proof of address.

Documents To Bring:
Please call for more information. Must provide a utility bill that shows home address and a photo ID.



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Barrington Township - General Assistance

10 Miles Away

602 South Hough Street
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 381-5632

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Services:
Barrington Township Office administers General Assistance Programs to township residents which provide ongoing financial and medical assistance to qualifying persons for as long as their need exists. An application can sometimes be expedited if an emergency exists. The Township also offers Emergency Assistance, a separate program providing one time per year assistance to qualifying residents of the Township. Transient Assistance may be available. Food pantry also available to Township residents once per month. Barrington Township includes parts of Barrington, Barrington Hills, Inverness, Hoffman Estates and South Barrington. Rental and utility monies once in a 12 month period.

Hours:
Office hours: 8:00 am-4:00 pm Monday-Friday; Food Pantry hours: 9:00 am-11:00 am & 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Monday- phone first.

Eligibility:
To qualify for General Assistance, one must not be eligible for any other state or federal assistance program except Medicaid. The applicant is required to be a resident of Barrington Township. Also, there are numerous qualifications involving assets, income, and household composition.

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment for General Assistance. For Food Pantry, call before visiting to be sure someone is there.



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Hanover Township - Elgin Office

10 Miles Away

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

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Services:
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.

Hours:
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.

Eligibility:
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

10 Miles Away

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

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Services:
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

Hours:
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.

Eligibility:
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

10 Miles Away

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

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Services:
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.

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

Eligibility:
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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Centro de Informacion

10 Miles Away

28 North Grove Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 695-9050

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Services:
Centro de Informacion serves the Hispanic/Latino community providing: bilingual advocacy, information and referral; community education; emergency food assistance; youth and family counseling; employment assistance, including job fairs; public benefits assistance, including applying for IRS tax payer ID's and All Kids health insurance; document translations; citizenship application assistance; immigration benefits assistance, and parenting skills classes. Also provides - without appointment -access to office services - paper copies and faxes - and notary public services. Please note: Immigration and counseling services are offered only at the Elgin Office. Assistance for developing applications for Food stamps Services are provided in Spanish.

Hours:
Elgin: 9:00 am-8:00 pm Monday-Thursday; 9:00 am-5:00 pm Friday. Call other offices for hours.

Eligibility:
Services available to residents of Elgin, South Elgin, Hanover Township and Carpentersville/Dundee areas.

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment for counseling, immigration and naturalization assistance. No appointment needed for outreach, information and referral, and for notary.



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All Peoples Interfaith Food Pantry

10 Miles Away

256 East Chicago Street
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 741-2329

Services:
All Peoples Interfaith Food Pantry distributes food solely to Elgin residents People can receive food six times from January 1 - December 31 People requesting food must have a referral Referrals are given at the Community Crisis Center or at the Public Aid office, or by church pastors, nurses, schools and other agencies.

Hours:
9:30 am-11:30 am Monday-Friday

Eligibility:
Elgin residents only, ID and referral required

Documents To Bring:
Contact the Community Crisis Center or the Public Aid office or another agency for a referral to this pantry.



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Hampshire Township

13 Miles Away

193 North State Street
Hampshire, IL 60140
(847) 683-4480

Services:
Hampshire Township has assistance programs for residents The General Assistance program provides general relief funds for adult Hampshire Township residents, with or without children The program provides assistance as long as a person is eligible The program helps with rent, utilities, food vouchers, and prescriptions. The Senior Program provides for the loan of wheel chairs, crutches, walkers, canes, commodes, and hospital beds to Hampshire and Burlington Township residents. The Senior Program also provides transportation to doctor's appointments and errands, as well as for social and recreational outings for seniors Transportation for the disabled is provided for medical appointments Vehicles include wheelchair lifts.

Hours:
Hours vary. Call for information or an appointment.

Eligibility:
Financial assistance is for residents of Hampshire Township. The transportation for Seniors and the disabled is for residents of Hampshire and Burlington Townships.

Documents To Bring:
Call the Township Office. Leave a message and your call will be returned. 24 advance notice needed for services.



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