Address:111 S Hubbard StAlgonquin, IL 60102Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: After receiving a phone call from a person in need, 2 members will make a home visit and provide emergency assistance, i.e. rent, utilities, medicine, etc. Calls will be returned within a few days after voicemail is left.
Hours: No set operation hours; leave message on answering machine.
Eligibility: No eligibility requirements.
Address:410 N 1st StCary, IL 60013Map & Directions
Address:3510 Bay RdCrystal Lake, IL 60012Map & Directions
Services: Emergency assistance may be available for such things as utility bill shut off notices, eviction notices, and emergency gas or food.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Nunda Township and meet guidelines.
Address:575 E Crystal Lake AveCrystal Lake, IL 60014Map & Directions
Services: Financial assistance is available for housing, utilities, prescriptions, or car repairs.
Hours: Walk-in hours: Tue-Fri, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Address:5846Crystal Lake, IL 60014Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army of McHenry County provides emergency assistance to individuals and families who find themselves without the basic necessities for survival. Assistance can include but is not limited to:
Hours: M-F, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm; 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm.
Address:110 W Woodstock St # BCrystal Lake, IL 60014Map & Directions
Services: When funds are available, one-time financial assistance is available for emergency situations for medications, housing, food, utilities, etc.
Eligibility: Age 60 or older.
Address:602 S Hough StBarrington, IL 60010Map & Directions
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.
Address:316 Douglas AveElgin, IL 60120Map & Directions
Website: http://under construction
Services: The Salvation Army in Elgin provides financial assistance for utilities and rent when funding is available. Emergency food assistance is available M-F, but main food pantry distribution is held every Friday. Clothing referrals may be given two times a year or once every six months. Client needs a voucher, picture ID, and proof of address. Other programs include the state-wide Nicor Sharing Program for gas utility assistance and a Latino literacy program. A satellite office is located in Carpentersville - see additional listing. Services in English and Spanish.
Hours: Emergency Food Pantry: 9 am-3:30 pm Monday-Thursday; Client's Choice Food Pantry 10:00 am-12:00 pm Friday; Clothing services: 9 am-11 am and 1 pm- 3:30 pm.
Eligibility: Residents of Elgin, South Elgin, Carpentersville, East and West Dundee, and Hampshire. Must provide photo ID proof of Kane County Residency or Elgin-Cook County Residency.
Documents To Bring: The client must provide a photo identification card and proof of address.
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:729 S McLean BlvdElgin, IL 60123Map & Directions
Services: Elgin Township provides General Assistance for those who are ineligible for any other state or federal funding program Eligibility is based on financial need and township residency. They also provide Emergency Assistance for rent to prevent eviction and disconnection of utilities. They provide life sustaining prescriptions such as for diabetes, blood pressure, and heart medications (no assistance for pain or psychotropic prescriptions). They refer for social assistance and provide Voter registration and early voting for Kane County residents Household battery recycling is available as are Notary Public services They also are a member of TRIAD, a community partnership to enhance safety and services to seniors.
Hours: 8:00 am-4:00 pm Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Must be an Elgin Township resident. Emergency Assistance: A person must demonstrate the ability to pay their next month's rent when seeking rent assistance. A disconnect status must exist to receive utility assistance (gas, electric, water). Income guidelines apply. General Assistance: Must be a single adult with little or no income.
Documents To Bring: Must pick up application and be scheduled for an interview at the office.