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.

 

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ELMHURST WALK-IN ASSISTANCE NETWORK  www.elmhurstwalkinministry.org

St. Peter’s U.C.C
125 W. Church St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
630-782-6006

Provides information, referrals and emergency financial assistance with rent, utilities, etc. You MUST bring proof of residency – utility bill, driver’s license, school report card or letter. Hours of operation: Mon - Fri, 10am - 12pm; Sat and evening by appointment. (Located downstairs--enter back door off north parking lot.)

 

ELMHURST YORKFIELD FOOD PANTRY www.eyfp.org

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

630-782-1066

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

 

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CLOTHES CENTER*  www.umcelmhurst.org

232 S. York Rd. 
(Corner of York & Church St.)             
Elmhurst, IL 60126   
630-834-2440

Provides free clothing, shoes and small household items for the entire family. Hours of operation: Open all year (except July) on the first Thurs of each month from 9 - 11am and 7 - 9pm and on the third Sat of each month from 9 - 11am. No residency requirement. 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 and clothing. Adults must bring one form of ID, a copy of birth certificate for each child, & a letter of referral. Open Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri, 9am – 12pm. CALL FIRST

 

BENSENVILLE FOOD PANTRY
(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
630-766-1141

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

 

GRACE CAFE
FREE hot meals served twice monthly on Mondays from 5 - 6:30pm at local churches.  Pick up a schedule at Elmhurst Walkin Assistance Network or call 630-834-2440 for exact dates and locations.

 

OTHER SOURCES OF ASSISTANCE FOR ALL DUPAGE COUNTY RESIDENTS

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

Access DuPage, www.accessdupage.org, for individuals who have no health insurance or Medicaid. Call 630-510-8720, 9am - 12pm or 1 – 4pm, to qualify for basic primary or specialty medical care by local physicians.  No on-site care.  No vision or dental referrals.

 

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 and electric assistance, emergency partial rental assistance, and senior services. Clothes Closet, Mon – Fri, 9am – 3pm. Food pantry every Thurs, 9 – 11am. (Must bring valid ID or utility bill - limited to one visit per month per family).

 

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

 

*Catholic Charities, 26 W. St. Charles Rd., Lombard, 630-495-8008.  Mon – Fri, 8:30 - 4:30pm (closed 12 – 1pm). 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.

 

*DuPage County Health Department, 1111 Jackson St., Lombard, 630-682-7400, www.dupagehealth.org. Provides medical, dental, and behavioral health services and referrals, as well as food safety, environmental, and disease control information. Crisis Unit 630-627-1700.  Tobacco Quitline 866-784-8937.  Dental clinic in Wheaton office. 

 

*DuPage County – Human Services, 630-407-6500 or 1-800-942-9412, Ext. 2.  Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm. Provides information and referral for all resources in DuPage County. 

 

*Illinois Dept. of Human Services - Public Aid, 146 W. Roosevelt Rd, Suite 2, Villa Park, 630-530-1120.  Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5pm. Provides assistance with financial aid, SNAP, LINC, medical aid and assistance, and family health insurance.

 

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

 

Peoples Resource Center, Two locations: 201 S. Naperville Rd. (3 blocks north of Roosevelt Rd.) in Wheaton and 104 Chestnut St. (north of Ogden and east of Cass) in Westmont, 630-682-5402. Mon - Fri, 9am – 4pm and Sat 9am – 12pm.  Provides computer training and repairs, literacy courses, employment assistance, clothes closet, food pantry, art classes, and emergency financial assistance.  CALL FOR FOOD PANTRY HOURS.

 

Senior Services, Metropolitan Family 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.

 

workNet DuPage Career Center, 2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 302, Lisle.  www.worknetdupage.org.  Open Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm. Provides employment services, job training and job search assistance, and career counseling.

 

York Township (for residents south of North Avenue): 1502 S.  Myers Rd., Lombard, 630-620-2400.  Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Provides information regarding emergency assistance, transportation, and nutrition.  Food pantry and senior citizen center.

 

*Recorded message is in both English & Spanish.

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