Chicago Ridge, IL
Financial Assistance

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether you need some free food, diapers for your baby, a quick cash loan, assistance with your rent and utilities, some fresh clothing or a homeless shelter, you'll find the resources in and near Chicago Ridge, IL here to help you now.

Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 59 food pantries in the Chicago Ridge, IL area.

Utility & Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 37 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Chicago Ridge, IL area.

Homeless Shelters

Temporary free housing for people in need. There are 49 homeless shelters in the Chicago Ridge, Illinois area.


Programs for free and reduced cost clothes and household goods. There are 31 programs in the Chicago Ridge area that offer clothing and other necessities.

Child Care

Free diapers, clothing and free or reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 14 child care programs in Chicago Ridge, Illinois.

Payday Loans

Payday Loans are quick easy loans for people in financial distress. There are 8 cash loan programs available to residents in the Chicago Ridge, Illinois area.

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Oak Lawn, IL: 2 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

I was simply looking for locations of food pantrys and seen this site and just thought there is no such help available for free. My husband was working 2 jobs to keep us afloat, He is a spec. ed teach...

Markham, IL: 9 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

My job laid me off...

Chicago, IL: 11 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

Hi, this request is for my Brother. He needs assistance cause he is homeless. He use to care for our Parents who passed away a couple years ago and his struggle has gotten worse, losing his children ...

Maywood, IL: 13 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

My water is off and when it went off the bill was $951 now the bill is gone up to $2900 I don't i understand how if my water off. I have 5 kids and really need water. I was sleeping at my sister house...

Elmhurst, IL: 16 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

Hi, I have been struggling to find work the last year and a half and I have been volunteer coaching, working in a daycare center (mostly volunteer) and working on my website while I have been look...

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