United Community Concerns Association is pleased to inform you of these resources and services that are available to families in Elmhurst who meet financial eligibility.




ELMHURST WALK-IN ASSISTANCE NETWORK  www.elmhurstwalkinministry.org

St. Peter’s U.C.C
125 W. Church St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 10 A.M. - 12 Noon; Saturday & evening by appointment. Provides information, referrals & emergency financial assistance with rent, utilities, etc.. You MUST bring proof of residency – utility bill, driver’s license, school report card or letter. (EWAN is located downstairs - enter purple door off north/back parking lot)


1083 S. York Rd.
(Corner of York & Lexington)
Elmhurst, IL 60126   


Use of this pantry is limited to once a month per family. Serves Addison, Bensenville, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Lombard, Hillside, Berkeley, & Oakbrook. Must bring photo ID and current utility bill. Open Mon. 6:30-8 p.m.; Thurs. 1-4 & 6:30-8 p.m.; & Sat. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


232 S. York Rd. 
(Corner of York & Church St.)             
Elmhurst, IL 60126   

Provides free clothing, baby items, shoes & small household items for the entire family. No residency requirement. Hours of operation: Open all year (except July) on the first Thurs. of each month from 9-11 a.m. & 7-9 p.m. and on the third Sat. of each month from 9-11 a.m. FREE breakfast served on the third Sat. Oct. – May during closet hours.

ADDISON COMMUNITY SWITCHBOARD  www.addisoncommunityswitchboard.org
(for Addison residents who live in Addison Township only)

193 W. Michael Lane    
(2 blocks north of Lake St.
off Addison Rd.)
Addison, IL 60101
630-628-2698 or 2699

Emergency food & clothing. CALL FIRST. Open Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 9 – 12 only. Adults must bring one form of ID, a copy of birth certificate for each child, & a letter of referral.

(for Bensenville, Wood Dale, & Elmhurst residents living north of North Ave. only)

Faith Community U.C.C.
(Center & Wood Streets)
192 S. Center St. Bensenville, IL  60106

Open Wed. & Sat. 8:30-11 A.M. (First visit must be by 9 A.M. to fill out an application) You must bring an IL driver’s license, State ID card, or utility bill with current address.

GRACE CAFE – FREE hot meals served twice monthly on Mondays from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at local churches.  Pick up a schedule
at EWAN or call 630-834-2440 for exact dates and locations.

– FREE hot meals served twice monthly on Mondays from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at local churches. Pick up a schedule at EWAN or call 630-834-2440 for exact dates and locations.


IMPORTANT: Some resources require that you bring your own interpreter (age 18 & over

1) *DuPage County – Human Services - 630-407-6500 or 1-800-942-9412, Ext. 2.  M–F 8:00–4:30
Provides information and referral for all resources in DuPage County. 


2) York Township (for residents south of North Avenue):  1502 S.  Myers Rd., Lombard   630-620-2400  M–F  8:30–4:30
Provides information on emergency assistance, senior transportation, & nutrition.  Food pantry (9-11am) & senior citizen


3) Addison Township (for residents north of North Avenue)  401 N. Addison Rd., Addison   (1 block north of Walgreens)
630-530-8161, Ext. 120 and ask for Human Services.    Provides gas & electric assistance, emergency partial rental assistance, & senior services. 
Food pantry every Thurs. 9–11 a.m. (Must bring valid ID or utility bill - limited to one visit per month per family).


4) Senior Services, Metropolitan Family Services of DuPage, Elmhurst City Hall  630-833-1353
Provides general resource information for senior citizens and their caregivers, including support groups, counseling, home visits, and consultation.


5) *Catholic Charities, 3130 Finley Rd., Suite 520, Downers Grove   630-495-8008   M–F 8:30–4:30 (closed Noon–1)
Provides assistance with transitional housing, utility bills (with shut-off notice), security deposits, rent (with 5-day or eviction notice), food, clothing, furniture, some prescriptions, and counseling, as well as the Gift of Sight (eyeglasses) Program.


6) *Illinois Dept. of Human Services, 1717 Park St., Suite 105, Naperville  630-328-1000   M,W,F 8:30–5:00 & T,Th 8:30-Noon
Provides assistance with financial aid, SNAP, LINC, medical/dental assistance, & family health insurance.


7) *Metropolitan Family Services   630-784-4800 Ext. 0   M–F 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. & some evenings.  Call for appointment.
Offices in Wheaton, Woodridge and Naperville.  Provides individual & family counseling, senior services, adoption
preservation, and Head Start programs.  Medicaid & private insurance accepted or fees are assessed on a sliding scale.


8) workNet DuPage Career Center, 2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 302, Lisle.  630-955-2030  www.worknetdupage.org
Open M-F 8:00–4:30  One-stop Center for job training, employment, training grants, youth & senior services, career counseling, unemployment, disability, community assistance, continuing education, and rehabilitation.


9)  Peoples Resource Center   630-682-5402   Two locations open M-F 8–4 & Sat. 8-Noon. 
201 So. Naperville Road (3 blocks no. of Roosevelt Rd.) in Wheaton 
104 Chestnut Ave. (north of Ogden & east of Cass) in Westmont
Provides computer training & repairs, literacy courses, employment assist., clothes closet, food pantry, art classes,
and emergency financial assistance.  CALL FOR FOOD PANTRY HOURS.


10)  Access DuPage, 511 Thornhill Dr., Suite E, Carol Stream.  630-510-8720, M-F 8 a.m.-Noon & 1-4 p.m.
For DuPage County residents only.  Serves individuals who have no health insurance or Medicaid.  Call to qualify for basic primary or specialty medical care by local physicians.  No on-site care.  No vision or dental referrals.


11) *DuPage County Health Department, 111 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton Call 630-682-7400 between 8-4:30 or go to                 www.dupagehealth.org.  Provides medical, dental, & behavioral health services and referrals, as well as food safety,
environmental, & disease control information, and WIC program.  Crisis Unit 630- 627-1700.  Local offices at 1111 E.
Jackson St. in Lombard, 1111 W. Lake St. in Addison, and 422 N. Cass Ave. in Westmont.
Dental clinic in Wheaton office only.


12) *All Kids Insurance   1-866-255-5437 or www.allkids.com
Provides affordable insurance options based on income for children and family members, covering medical & hospital
visits, prescription drugs, dental & vision care, and medical devices such as inhalers & eyeglasses.


*Recorded message is in both English & Spanish.

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