Address:7620 Madison StRiver Forest, IL 60305Map & Directions
Services: The Ministry seeks to build community between people from all walks of life to bring about self sufficiency, hope, and justice using a food pantry serves as a bridge to support for substance abuse, health issues as well as providing a platform for social justice with education and empowerment activities. Food pantry serving 400 families a week is coupled with substance abuse counseling, referrals, and AA meetingsin addition to ESL classes for 20 Latino women, an After-School program for Latino children, worship services for three seperate churches, pastoral care, and a parish nurse with support groups and health programs for the elderly and mentally ill.
Address:1871 High Grove LnNaperville, IL 60540Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:7431 Astor AveHanover Park, IL 60133Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Hours: 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.
Eligibility: 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.
Address:2380 Glendale Terrace # 8Hanover Park, IL 60133Map & Directions
Services: Centro de Informacion offers the following services in this area:
Hours: Tue, Thu, Fri, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm).
Address:899 Jay StElgin, IL 60120Map & Directions
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.
Address:1553 Commerce DrElgin, IL 60123Map & Directions
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.
Services: Provides information about food pantries and referrals to food pantries in the Chicago area and surrounding communities.
Area Served: Chicago and surrounding communities
Address:3050 N Main StBuffalo Grove, IL 60089Map & Directions
Services: The Vernon Township provides a variety of services to its residents including a food pantry, Emergency Assistance and General Assistance The township also offers, transportation within the township through PACE Dial-A-Ride, and taxi coupons for senior and persons with disabilites Other services include parking permits for the Prairie View train station, voter registration, early and absentee voting, handicapped placards, passport applications, referral services for social agencies, fishing and hunting licenses and a medical lending closet.
Keyword: Township Offices; Emergency Food; Food Pantries; Food Pantry; Prescription/Medicine Assistance; Hunger/hungry; Transportation - Paratransit - Dial-A-Ride; Transportation - Senior Citizens - Dial-A-Ride; Wheelchair Accessible Transportation; Public Cooling Center
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm except Passports which is Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of Vernon Township
Documents To Bring: 30 days
Address:400 Wheeler DrGeneva, IL 60134Map & Directions
Services: Geneva Township General and Emergency Assistance is available for those who do not qualify for state assistance programs. This agency will pay vendor costs, rent, utilities, food, and some medical costs, as well as provide vouchers Emergency assistance can be provided once every year.
Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Based on family or individual qualifications. Must be a Geneva Township resident.
Documents To Bring: Please call to schedule an appointment or to obtain an application.
Address:100 Flinn StBatavia, IL 60510Map & Directions
Services: The mission of the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry,a non-profit agency, is to provide food relief to the economically disadvantaged of Batavia and Batavia Township. Food is given once a month per household and clients have choice in the food they get. A Member of the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Hours: Monday 6:30 pm-7:30 pm; Tuesday 1:00 pm-3:00 pm;Thursday 6:30 to 7:30 pm Friday 10:00 am-12:00 pm .
Eligibility: Persons are required to be a resident of Batavia or Batavia Township, which includes parts of Aurora and North Aurora. If you are unsure if you live within the township boundaries, please call Batavia Township at (630) 879-1411 to verify if you are eligible before coming to the pantry.
Documents To Bring: Fill out an application with documentation of residency in Batavia or Batavia Township; may use a utility bill or a lease. Also need a picture ID.