Apple River, IL
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 16 food pantries in the Apple River area.

1 Miles Away

Apple River , IL 61001

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Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
-- Pilgrims

St. Vincent De Paul Society

30 Miles Away

1351 Iowa Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 584-2225

Catholic lay organization dedicated to helping any one in need, no matter what race, color, creed or gender or age.

Provides a food voucher with a referral from a church pastor, or social service agency.

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
-- Art Linkletter

Scenic Valley Area Agency on Aging Dubuque: Social Services

30 Miles Away

3505 Stoneman Road, Suite 4
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 588-3970

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Scenic Valley offers the following social services:
*Financial assistance for adult day centers. Meals and snacks are provided. Adult day centers are for adults who have limited opportunities for recreational and educational activities.
*Staff at Scenic Valley offer Caregiver Support which is available to seniors and their families to learn about services, eligibility requirements, and access to the services that you need and want.
*Financial assistance is provided for older persons needing help with chore services Chore services include yard work, sidewalk maintenance, heavier work, seasonal jobs, and more involved housecleaning around the home.
*Provides financial assistance for a 24 hour system that alerts first responders in case of an emergency.
Provides financial assistance for legal advice, counseling, and representation by an attorney in many types of civil, (non criminal) legal matters Typical legal issues involve the following: Medicaid, Medicare, and insurance issues, social security, SSI, veteran's and other benefit programs, housing and real estate issues, sale solicitations, and credit problems, wills an estate planning matters, guardianship, Conservatorship, and elder abuse.
*Provides financial assistance for a trained respite worker to provide respite services in the home in order to allow the primary caregiver a break Respite is for an older person that is not able to attend an adult day center.
*Provide financial assistance for transportation services through the local transit operator.

Scenic Valley also serves as a leader on aging issues and as an advocate for older Americans and assure older Americans have access to services

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

I have been all things unholy; if God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
-- St Francis Assisi

Salvation Army - Dubuque

30 Miles Away

1099 Iowa Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 556-1573

The Salvation Army, an international movement is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs without discrimination. The Salvation Army provides emergency relief to families and transients, personal counseling, character building, camping programs for young people, and a wide variety of activities for senior citizens.

Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm.

If you play it safe in life, you've decided that you don't want to grow anymore.
-- Shirley Hufstedler

Narrow Gate, The

30 Miles Away

1696 Central Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 556-4215

This agency is a source of food Soup available most days.

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm when available, 10am-4pm Saturday

Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve.. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
-- Martin

Dubuque Food Pantry

30 Miles Away

1598 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 583-4440

Provides free food for families who can show a need Must be referred by a social service agency, hospital, or religious institution People can receive food once every two months.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 1pm-3:45pm, Tuesday 9am-11:45am.

What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
-- Bob Dylan

Dubuque County Veterans Affairs

30 Miles Away

799 Main Street, Suite 350
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 589-7840

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Veteran Relief Programs

Th Dubuque County Veterans Relief Program is funded by the County to provide assistance to resident veterans with emergency basic needs. These basic needs include:
rent, food, utilities, burial, and special needs,

The be eligible for this program you must meet the following requirements:
1. Be a veteran with an honorable discharge.
2. Be a resident of Dubuque County
3. Meet certain income guidelines
4. Apply for any and all benefits
5. Register for work (unless disabled) and participate in promise jobs and JTPA.
6. Have emergency basic needs that cannot be met by other means.

Veterans Services Programs

The Dubuque County Veterans Service Program provides assistance to all veterans and their dependents, in applying for federal benefits and other related matters, concerning the federal government. These include:

1. Application assistance for

Monday-Friday - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best -- that is inspiration.
-- Robert Bresson

Dubuque Area Labor Harvest

30 Miles Away

423 West Locust
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 588-1415

*Food given away 6-8 times per year for families and individuals with limited income Must be a Dubuque County resident and bring their social security card or driver's license Bring own box, one box per family. Food give away is from 7:30am- 10am A sign will be up in the window of when the next food give away is.

All other Saturdays breakfast is served from 7-8:30am, except on food give away Saturday.

Food Away 7:30am - 10am

Open on Saturdays from 7am to either 8:30am or 10am depending on which Saturday it is.

A difference, to be a difference, must make a difference.
-- James Farr

Church of God Food Bank

30 Miles Away

1496 Central
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 585-0922

Food Bank is open from 6:30pm -7pm before bible study Bible study is from 7pm-8pm

6:30pm - 7:00pm on Wednesday

You've got to watch your mind all the time or you'll awaken and find a strange picture on your press.
-- Lord Buckley

Operation New View CAA Jackson County Outreach

40 Miles Away

904 East Quarry Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-5197

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Jackson County Outreach offers a variety of programs including, take applications for LiHEAP fuel assistance (from October-March), financial assistance, head start, information and referrals, and weatherization for the home. They also conduct seasonal programs such as coats for kids and Santa's Helper.

8am-5pm Monday-Friday

One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him.
-- Lao-tse

Jackson County Home & Community Health Care Dept

40 Miles Away

700 West Grove Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-4048

The Jackson County Public Hospital, Home and Community Health Care Department provides an alternative to long stays in the hospital or nursing home by providing nursing care and other services to you in your home.
HOMEMAKER: Homemakers provide laundry, light housekeeping, essential shopping, assistance with budgeting, assistance with learning skills of parenting, assistance with home management and respite.
RESPITE HOMEMAKERS: Respite Homemakers are available to stay with ill family members for periods of time to allow the care provider to leave the ill family member This service allows physical and emotional rest for the person providing the constant care for the ill family member.
HOME CARE AIDE: Home Care Aides provide bathing, hair care, exercises, meal preparation, special skin care.
NURSING CARE: Nursing care is one of the key entry points into the home care service system Nursing care is provided on an intermittent basis Examples of nursing care made available through the Home and Community Health Care Department are: dressing changes, blood pressure evaluations, medication teaching, medication administration, colostomy care, catheter care, post-hospital care, diet teaching, exercises and post-delivery of baby care, disease management and safety education.
PHYSICAL THERAPY, SPEECH THERAPY AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: These services are also available through this department.
Well Child Clinics, Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Food Commodity Clinics, Immunization (Child and Adult) Clinics, Blood Pressure Clinics, Well Elderly Clinics, Communicable Disease Follow-up, Health Education visits, Senior Health Physicals, Lead Testing, HIV Testing, Frozen Meals, Community Group Education. We serve the Public health function as delegated by the Jackson county Board of Health.

8:30am-5pm M-F 24 hour availability

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
-- Helmut Schmidt