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Community Services Manual
If you or someone you know needs help, DuPage County government and non-profit organizations offer hundreds of services, from immigration to clothing to transportation.

Many of those resources are listed below. (Click here for a printable PDF version of the manual.)

Housing 

Rent, Mortgage or Security Deposit Assistance and Homeless Prevention

One-time emergency housing assistance to avoid eviction and homelessness of individuals and families experiencing a short-term economic crisis.

DuPage PADS

630-682-3846 - 601 W. Liberty, Wheaton

Provides interim housing, employment programs and permanent supportive housing. 

DuPage Homeownership Center

630-260-2500 - 1600 E. Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Foreclosure prevention, financial fitness, reverse mortgage counseling, military housing counseling. 

Making Home Affordable

888-995-4673 

Learn more about refinancing and loan modification options. 

Canticle Place 

630-588-9165 - 26W105 Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Apartments for people disabled by HIV/AIDS. 

Sharing Connections

630-971-0565 - 5111 Chase Ave, Downers Grove

Provides furniture and other household items to families in crisis.

Fellowship Housing 

847-882-2511 - 2200 W. Higgins Rd #130, Hoffman Estates

Two-year transitional housing for single moms and children.

Jubilee Village

630-682-1910 

Transitional housing for young mothers.

Loretto House (calls only)

630-653-7918

Housing for single women. Referral required.

Assisi Homes of Illinois, Marian Park Assisted Homes

630-665-9100 - 2126 W. Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Apartment homes for income-qualified seniors.

Bridge Communities

630-545-0610 - 505 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn

Transitional housing program. Doesn't offer emergency housing. Must have a child living in the house to be considered. Must have valid driver's license and ability to work full time.

Housing Resources

Information about fair market housing, senior housing, subsidized housing, reduced rent, shared housing, transitional housing programs for homeless persons, permanent supportive housing for persons who are homeless and disabled. 

Homeless Prevention

Temporary help available for those in immediate danger of eviction, foreclosure or homelessness or who are currently homeless.

LIHEAP/Weatherization

Helps households become more energy efficient to save on heating bills.

Community Housing Advocacy & Development (CHAD)

630-456-4452 - 531 E. Roosevelt Rd, Suite 200, Wheaton

Offers affordable housing.

DuPage Habitat for Humanity

630-510-3737 - 1600 E. Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Offers affordable housing. 

DuPage Housing Authority

630-690-3555 - 711 E. Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Offers affordable housing assistance.

Foreclosure Prevention Hotline

855-KEEP-411

Hotline for emergency foreclosure prevention.

Hesed House

630-897-2156 - 659 S. River St, Aurora

Working to end homelessness.

Mutual Ground

630-897-0080 - 418 Oak Ave, Aurora

Fair Market & Subsidized Apartment Listing for DuPage

Find fair market and subsidized apartments in DuPage County.

HUD Low Income Housing Search

Find low-income housing.

Illinois Foreclosure Prevention

Learn how you can prevent foreclosure on your home.

Illinois Housing Search

Find housing rentals in Illinois.

Illinois Housing Development Association

312-836-5200 - 401 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago

Helps middle- and low-income families purchase homes. 


Food

Christian Church of Villa Park

630-833-7262 - 1336 S. Villa Ave, Villa Park

Assistance with food and clothing. Hours: every Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and every third Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

630-682-7400 x 7559 - 1111 W. Lake St, Addison

Designed to help pregnant or breastfeeding women and children up to the age of five. You can enroll in WIC and still receive Food Stamps, school lunches and food from an area food pantry. To qualify, family income must be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Line.

The Humanitarian Service Project

630-221-8340 - 465 Randy Rd, Carol Stream

Offers food and support for kids and families.

Addison Township Pantry

Emergency food pantry hours: Thursday, 9-11 AM.

Bensenville/Wood Dale Pantry

630-766-1141 - 192 S. Center St, Bensenville

Emergency food pantry hours: Wednesday and Saturday 8:30-11:00 AM

SNAP (formerly Food Stamps or LINK)

630-530-1120 - 146 W. Roosevelt Rd, Suite 2, Villa Park

Provided on a refillable card which looks and acts like a debit card. Card may be used to purchase food items at all major grocery stores. You must complete an application and interview, show proof of identity, income, Illinois residence, immigration status and social security number.

Free and Reduced Price School Meals

If your family receives SNAP benefits your children automatically are eligible for the school lunch program. 

Illinois Hunger Coalition

800-359-2163 - 205 W. Monroe St, Chicago

Hunger hotline, nutrition programs and SNAP enrollment.

Northern Illinois Food Bank

630-443-6910

Provides meals to DuPage residents through a mobile food pantry and by providing food to local pantries. 

Food Pantries in DuPage

630-682-5402

Find food pantries in DuPage County.

Food Pantries Map

630-407-6500

A map of food pantries in DuPage County.

St. Joseph Pantry - Addison

630-279-6553 - 330 E. Fullerton Ave, Addison

Hours of operation: Wednesday, 8:30-11:00 AM

Faith Community UCC Church

630-766-9382 - 192 S. Center St, Bensenville

Food pantry hours: Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Bensenville and Wood Dale residents only, must have proof of residency.

Messiah Baptist Church

630-832-3328 - 600 S. Villa, Addison

Food pantry hours: first Friday of the month from 8:30 to 9:00 AM. Limited to one box, ID required.


Employment & Financial Assistance

Ability Links

630-909-7443 

A job website for people with disabilities seeking inclusive employers.

Parents Alliance Employment Project

630-955-2079 - 2525 Cabot Dr, Suite 302, Lisle

Provides employment resources for people with disabilities. 

Illinois Migrant Council

312-663-1522 - 118 S. Clinton St, #500, Chicago

Provides Illinois farmworkers with employment, housing, education, health and other resources.

Supported Employment Associates

630-653-5662 - 1755 S. Naperville Rd, Wheaton

Employment services for people with disabilities. 

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Provides cash assistance and other supports to families with children under 18. Must be a US citizen or qualified immigrant and have extremely low income and assets.

Poised for Success

630-691-1455 - 312 S. Westmore, Lombard

Equips women to find jobs that provide financial independence and stability.

UI Extension Consumer & Family Economics

Online resources for families and parents. 

Upwardly Global

312-431-1923 - 180 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago

Job search tips and networking for immigrants.

LDS Employment Resource Service

630-487-2181 - 1320 W. Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg

Employment assistance through education and networking with local companies.

Safer Foundation 

312-922-2200 - 571 W. Jackson, Chicago

Promotes reentry and reduced recidivism through employment, education and support services. 

Technology Center of DuPage

630-620-8770 - 301 S. Swift Rd, Addison

College and career readiness for high school students.

Economic Awareness Council

630-740-6831 - 703 S. Stough St, Hinsdale

Prepares students and families to make economic and financial decisions.

Free Computer and Internet Training

Free, online tutorials teaching computer basics.

Operation Able Job Hotline

312-782-7700

World Relief DuPage

630-462-7566 - 1825 College Ave, Wheaton

Refugee resettlement supports and services. 

Career Building Resources
or http://www.ides.state.il.us/employment/default.asp

Resources for writing resumes, job search hints and exploring new jobs or training programs.

Services for Ex-Offenders

312-793-9741

Assistance for ex-offenders to secure employment.

West Suburban Jobs Council

800-682-5402

Gives low-income residents access to job training.

SafeLink Wireless

800-977-3768

Provides free cell phones to those who qualify.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling

800-388-2227

Credit and debt advice.

Goodwill Workforce Connection Center

630-576-4660 - 351 E. Roosevelt Rd, Lombard

Free job search assistance for those looking for work.

JUST of DuPage

630-407-2201 - 501 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Supports inmates and their families in Illinois.

Lisle Township Job Club

630-968-1880 ext. 13 - Woodbridge Library, 3 Plaza Dr, Woodbridge

Brings together job seekers and movers to learn effective interviewing techniques, networking approaches and share job leads.

Naperville Community Career Center

630-961-5665 - 1815 W. Diehl Rd, #900, Naperville

Support for job seekers.

Women's Business Development Center

312-853-3477 - 8 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago

Supports women business owners.

WorkNet DuPage

630-955-2030 - 2525 Cabot Dr #302, Lisle

Brings together job seekers and employers in DuPage.

America's Job Exchange

Search and apply for jobs online.

HireSocialServices

Search and apply for social services jobs.

Indeed

Online job board.

Illinois Skills Match

Find jobs in Illinois that match your skills.

Job Central

Find jobs online through the National Labor Exchange.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Federal government source for career guidance.

Re-entry Illinois

Assists people who were formerly detained to locate services and housing to develop alternatives to re-incarceration.


Health & Disabilities

Illinois Network Center for Independent Living

Centers for people with disabilities, supporting an independent lifestyle.

Application for Benefits Eligibility

Apply for state healthcare, food and cash assistance.

Autism Family Foundation

630-803-8471

Provides resources, networking opportunities and financial assistance to families affected by Autism/ADHD.

Connections of Friends

630-260-0922 - 1771 Wiesbrook Rd S, Wheaton

Enrichment programs for teens and adults with special needs.

Family Resource Center on Disabilities

312-939-3513

Resources, training and assistance for parents of children with disabilities.

Between Friends

800-603-HELP - 740 Waukegan Rd, #102, Deerfield

Supports victims of domestic violence.

Community House

630-323-7500 - 415 W 8th St, Hinsdale

Counseling, autism resources and youth and adult programming.

Lutheran Social Services Behavioral Health

630-993-0100 - 544 S Cornell Ave, Villa Park

Services for people with developmental disabilities or behavioral issues.

YWCA Sexual Assault Survivor Counseling

630-971-3927 - 55 E North Ave, Glendale Heights

Counseling for survivors of sexual assault.

Bloomingdale Township Youth Service Bureau

630-893-6685

Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center

877-692-8686 - 542 S. Dearborn, Chicago

Child welfare, community based healthcare and juvenile justice and prevention services. 

Division Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) Regional

312-996-7775 - 1919 S Highland Ave, Lombard

Free care coordination for families of children with special healthcare needs.

Advocate Family Care Network - Childhood Trauma and Treatment Program

800-216-1110 - 391 Quadrangle Dr, Bolingbrook

Specialized services for youth victims of sexual abuse and maltreatment.

Bensenville Park District

630-766-7015 - 1000 W Wood St, Bensenville

Provides activities year round as well as financial assistance if you qualify.

Compassionate Friends

877-969-0100 - 1000 Jorie Blvd, #140, Spokane

Support for those who have lost a child.

ARC of Illinois Family to Family Health Information & Education Center

866-931-1110 - 20901 LaGrange Rd, Suite 209, Frankfort

Learn more about family health and health care.

PACT

630-960-9700 - 750 Warrenville Rd, #300, Lisle

Provides several different programs for those with disabilities from birth into adulthood in Bensenville area. Their programs include: Child and Family Connections, Community Services and Life Management Services. Some services are free of charge. 

Illinois Children's Mental Health Partnership

312-516-5569 - 208 S LaSalle St, Chicago

Provides access to mental health supports for children.

Community Provider Toolkit

Learn about community organizations providing mental health services to veterans.

Benefit Access Application 

800-252-8966

Discount transportation for disabled and senior persons. 

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Client Assistance Program

800-641-3929 

Helps people with disabilities receive services through advocacy, education and issue resolution.

Achieving Independence and Mobility Center for Independent Living

630-469-2300 - 3130 Finley Rd, #500, Downers Grove 

Advocacy, independent living skills and peer support for people with disabilities.

Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities

630-620-2222 - 901 Warrenville Rd, #500, Lisle

Services and programs for people with disabilities. 

Giant Steps

630-864-3800 - 2500 Cabot Dr, Lisle

Educational and therapeutic services for people with autism spectrum disorders and their families.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation

630-570-7948 - 1500 W Ogden Ave, Naperville

Wellness House

630-323-5150 - 131 N. County Line Rd, Hinsdale

Educates and supports people with cancer and their family and friends. Offers support groups, seminars, nutritional info and other services.

IL Center for Rehabilitation & Education

312-433-3100

Learn and practice independent living.

DuPage County Health Department

630-682-7400 - 1111 W Lake St, Addison

Offers crisis services, child and adolescent services, adult services and residential services. Accepts Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS PPO and sliding fee scale.

Illinois Tobacco Quit Line

866-784-8937

Free resource for those who wish to quit smoking. 

Operation Helping Hands - Special Needs Registration

630-407-6500 - 421 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Cooperative public safety program for residents who are elderly, informed or disabled during emergencies and disasters.

COBRA

866-444-3272

Provides temporary continuation of health coverage for 18 months after a job ends.

Family Care/All Kids

312-793-2925 - 401 S Clinton St, Chicago

Medical coverage for kids under the age of 19 and adults who are the parent, primary caregiver or step-parent of related children under the age of 19.

Early Intervention

877-275-3227

Screening and resources to help children ages 0-3 with disabilities or delays to learn and grow, including: family training, counseling and home visits, health services, nutrition services, OT, physical therapy and speech language pathology.

Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Program (ICHIP)

217-782-6333

State health benefits program funded partly by premiums, ranging from 125%-150% of the average rates.

Health Benefits for Workers with Disabilities

800-226-0768

Medicaid coverage for people with a serious disability that meets eligibility criteria to qualify for Social Security benefits.

Illinois Warriors Assistance Program

866-554-4927

Confidential assistance to veterans affected by Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Free Clinics

There are numerous free clinics throughout Illinois. These clinics often serve individuals on a first come, first serve basis. 

Hospital Financial Assistance Programs

Hospitals often have Financial Assistance Uninsured Discount programs to assist persons who are unable to pay hospital expenses.

Pharmaceutical Assistance

For emergency assistance with filling a prescription, local organizations and governments may have a program that can help.

Mental Health Services

The state provides a wide variety of services at all levels for adults and children through community providers such as mental health clinics, agencies and hospitals.

Family Benefits Solutions

847-279-8506 - 1110 W Lake Cook Rd, #150, Buffalo Grove

Assistance with food and clothing. Hours: every Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and every third Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. 

Health and Disability Advocates

312-223-9600 - 205 W Randolph, #510, Chicago

Provides access to health care, disabilities services and veterans programs.

NAMI/DuPage County

630-752-0066 - 115 North County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Support, advocacy and education for people with mental illness.

DuPage Easter Seals/Rosalie Dold Center

630-620-4433

Provide therapy services for those with disabilities. Serves infants, children and adults.

Elmhurst College Speech/Language/Hearing Clinic

630-617-3555 - Circle Hall, 190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst

Speech and language evaluations and therapy.

Chicago Dental Society Foundation Dental Clinic

630-260-8530 - 416 Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Provides dental care to low-income residents of DuPage, Cook and Lake Counties.

College of DuPage Dental Hygiene Program

630-942-3250 - Health and Science Center, Rm 1122, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn

Offers dental care.

Midwestern University Dental Clinic

630-743-4500 - 3450 Lacey Rd, Downers Grove

Reduced-cost dental care.

NACo Dental Discount Program

877-354-6226 - https://www.nacohealth.org/

Membership provides discounts on dental care, vision and prescriptions.

Harper College Dental Hygiene Clinic

847-925-6534 - 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine

Low-cost dental care.

Access Living

312-640-2100 - 114 W Chicago Ave, Chicago

Teaches independent living skills, provides advocacy, public awareness and outreach.

Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities 

630-588-8543 - 28W051 Liberty St, Winfield

Equine assisted activities for people with special needs.

Little Friends, Inc.

630-355-6533 - 851 Bloomingdale Rd, Glen Ellyn

Programs and services for children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. 

Marian Joy Rehabilitation Hospital

630-462-4000 - 26W171 Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Health care.

Central DuPage Pastoral Counseling Center

630-752-9750 - 507 Thornhill Dr, #A, Carol Stream

Affordable, professional counseling services.

Enroll DuPage (ACA)

888-724-0077

Enroll in the Affordable Care Act.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD)

630-577-1330

Assistance with food and clothing. Hours: every Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and every third Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Samaritan Center for Congregations

630-909-9600 - 1819 Bay Scott Circle, #109, Naperville

Access Community Health Network - Addison Family Health Center

630-628-1811 - 1111 W Lake St, Addison

Connects patients to federally-qualified health centers. 

Center for Eating Disorders - Highland Park Hospital

847-480-2617 - 777 Park Avenue West, Highland Park

DuPage Community Clinic

630-682-0639 - 1506 E Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Free healthcare clinic for low-income, uninsured members of DuPage County.

Behavioral Health Services of Central DuPage

630-653-4000 - 27W350 High Lake Rd, Winfield

Behavioral health clinic at Central DuPage Hospital.

Meier Clinics

630-653-1717 - 2100 Manchester Rd, #1510, Wheaton

Christian counseling and mental healthcare.

Outreach Community Counseling Center

630-871-2100 - 336 E Gunderson Dr, Ste. B, Carol Stream

Offers counseling services.

Rosecrance (Addiction)

815-391-1000

Offers assessments, prevention and early intervention programs.

Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital & Care Network

773-522-2010 - 1401 S California Ave, Chicago

Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation hospital.

Spectrios Institute for Low Vision

630-690-7115 - 219 E Cole Ave, Wheaton

Treats people with low vision challenges regardless of income.

Alcoholics Anonymous

630-653-6556

Alcohol addiction support group.

Families Anonymous Addison (held at Serenity House)

847-795-8320 - 891 S Rohlwing Rd, Addison

Drug addiction treatment and support.

Gateway Foundation

877-505-HOPE

SHARE Program

847-882-4181 - 1776 Moonlake Blvd, Hoffman Estates

Inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment.

Turning Point of McHenry County

815-338-8081 - 11019 US-14, Woodstock

Domestic violence support.

Health Insurance Marketplace

Find health coverage through Obamacare.

El Mercado de Seguros está por Comenzar

DuPage RX

Helps residents save money on prescriptions when medications are not covered by insurance.

FORWARD (Fighting Obesity Reaching healthy Weight Among Residents of DuPage)

Learn more about the importance of staying active and eating healthy.

Interfaith Mental Health Coalition

www.interfaithmhc.org

Find mental health services in your local faith community.

Low Cost Health Clinic

Find free clinics and community health centers.

Medicare

Federal medical insurance program.

Dentistry for Today

630-616-0000 - 18 N York Rd, Bensenville

Karing Dental Center

630-766-1881 - 405 E Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale

Smiles Dental

630-616-1020 - 150 E Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale

General family dental practitioner.

Dr. Kellner

630-860-9100 - 333 N Wood Dale Rd, Ste A, Wood Dale

Dr. Lerias 

630-766-3840 - 142 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale

Resurrection ProCare 

708-681-4357 - 1414 Main St, Melrose Park

Outpatient behavioral health services, with Spanish-speaking psychiatrist. Accepts Medicare, Medicaid, most PPOs and sliding fee scale.

ARIZA Resource Center

630-539-2620 - 201 E Army Trail Rd, Bloomingdale

DUI counseling, private pay.

Behavioral Services Center

847-673-8577 - 188 Industrial Dr, Ste. 100, Elmhurst

Outpatient counseling for substance abuse for adults and children. Accepts Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna Behavioral Health, ComPsych, Humana, United Behavioral Health, and other insurance companies, including Medicare and Medicaid. 

Access DuPage

630-510-8720 - 511 Thornhill Dr, #M, Carol Stream

To be eligible for Access DuPage you must be a permanent resident of DuPage County for at least 30 days; be between the ages of 19 and 64; have a household income at or below 200% of the current federal poverty guidelines; not be eligible for health care programs.

VNA Health Care

630-892-4355 - 229 W. Grand Ave, Ste. J, Bensenville

Accepts Medicare, Medicaid, most PPOs and sliding fee scale.

Brentwood Family Dental

630-694-4937 - 1145 S. York Rd, Bensenville

Local dentist office.

Familia Dental

888-988-4066 - 200 W. Lake St, Addison

Affordable dentist and orthodontist services.

Leyden Family Service and Mental Health Center

847-451-0330 - 10001 W. Grand Ave, Franklin Park

Offers mental health services. Accepts insurances and has a sliding fee scale.


Clothing

St. Vincent DePaul

630-628-9008 - 90 W. Lake St, Addison

Provides clothing, housewares and furniture to those who qualify.

Operation School Bell, Assistance League Chicagoland West

630-321-2529 - 120 E. Ogden Ave, Ste. 100, Hinsdale

Provides coats to fee waiver and needy families. 


Youth, Women & Families

Hands and Feet Outreach

630-832-5580 - 537 S. Ardmore Ave, Villa Park

Provides DuPage families with household and hygiene products not available through SNAP or WIC.

Shelter, Inc.

847-255-8060 - 1616 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights

Emergency group home, foster care and transitional living program.

Child Care

Illinois provides assistance for child care expenses for many low- to moderate-income families.

Illinois State Disbursement Unit

877-225-7077

Payment processing center for all child support payments.

Lutheran Child & Family Services of Illinois

630-628-6448 

Offers family support services, including counseling.

United Cerebral Palsy Seguin Services

708-863-3803 - 3100 S. Central Ave, Cicero

Provides services for people with disabilities, both children and adults. Offers adoption services and rehabilitation services.

YWCA Patterson and McDaniel Family Center

630-790-6600 - 2055 W. Army Trail Rd, Ste. 140, Addison

Sexual violence and support services, early childhood services, economic empowerment services.

Carelink Foundation

630-293-9190 - 550 E. Washington St, #1, West Chicago

Health and social services for children in DuPage living below the federal poverty line.

Serenity House Counseling Services

630-620-6616 - 891 N. Rte. 53, Addison

Provides comprehensive outpatient, intensive outpatient and DUI services. Residential services for those actively seeking sober living. Accepts Medicaid, BCBS PPO, private pay for outpatient services.

CareNet Pregnancy Services of DuPage

630-455-0300 - 132 E. Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale

Pregnancy consulting services.

Pregnancy Support Services

630-653-6400 - 1530 N. Main St, Wheaton

Free, professional counseling and adoption services.

Planned Parenthood

800-230-7526 - 3051 E. New York St, Aurora

Pregnancy counseling and support services.

Bensenville Youth Services

630-350-3435 - 12 S. Center St, Bensenville

Supports Bensenville families in achieving a healthy lifestyle.

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

837 S. Westmore Ave, Lombard

Provides healthcare coverage for adults and children who qualify for Medicaid and child support services.

Kids in Danger

Product safety information.

Proactive Kids

Childhood obesity program focusing on body image, self esteem and weight loss.

Product Recall

Find out about current product recalls.

Text 4 Baby

Free cell phone text messaging service for pregnant women and new moms.

Project H.E.L.P

630-357-5683 - 1815 W. Diehl Rd, Naperville

Supports parents through home-based mentoring and parent education training.

Breaking Free (Parenting Classes)

630-897-1003

Programs to help develop healthy, nurturing parenting skills.

Bensenville Community Public Library

630-766-4642 - 200 S. Church Rd, Bensenville

The library is a community information center with resources for all ages. Offers free computers and assistance and activities for families and children.

Addison: Student Participation Center

630-458-2616 - 222 Kennedy Dr, Addison

Programs for high-risk middle school youth.

Willowbrook Corner: The Community House

630-323-7500 - 415 W. Eighth St, Hinsdale

Learning enrichment, tutoring, summer learning, workshops for parents.

DCG Professional Training Center - Youth Program

630-717-8400 - 1551 Bond St, Ste. 109, Naperville

Learning services in technology and computer training.

Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center

630-479-9919 - 346 Taft Ave, Ste. 205, Glen Ellyn

Free academic support to children from low-income families.

Omni Youth Services

847-353-1500 - 1111 W. Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove

Behavioral and educational support services to children, teenagers and young adults.

Open Doors for Teens

630-665-7745 - 2136 Glencoe St, Wheaton

Courses in creative arts, academic support and professional guidance.

Green Teen Zone

630-694-1809 - 302 W. Green St, Bensenville

Teen drop-in center, providing homework help and activities for children in 4th-8th grade. Open M/T/W/Fr from 3-7 PM and Thursday from 2-7 PM. There is a bus that runs daily after school for Blackhawk Middle School students.

Humanitarian Service Project

630-221-8340 - 465 Randy Rd, Carol Stream

Serves children, seniors and families by alleviating the burdens of poverty.

Outreach Community Center

630-260-7600 - 345 South President, Carol Stream

Offers programs for children, families and older adults.

Covenant House

1-800-RUNAWAY

Hotline and services for homeless youth.

Head Start - Metropolitan Family Services

630-784-4801 - 222 E. Willow Ave, Wheaton

Offers services that cover emotional wellness, empowerment, education and economic stability. Provides early intervention through Head Start program in District 2. Accepts Medicare, Medicaid, most PPOs and sliding fee scale. 

WAYS (Wayne/Winfield Area Youth & Family Services)

630-231-7166 - 27W031 North Ave, West Chicago

Provides counseling in English and Spanish, youth tutoring, summer day camp, senior services, parenting and anger management classes in English and Spanish and related social services.

360 Youth Services

630-961-2992 - 1305 Oswego Rd, Naperville

Support, guidance and counseling services for youth and their families.

Warrenville Youth & Family Services

630-393-7057 - 28W542 Batavia Rd, Warrenville

Multi-purpose community service agency. Focuses on youth and family services and support, as well as employment and housing assistance.

ChildSERV

773-693-0300 - 8765 W Higgins Rd #450, Chicago

Helps at-risk children and their families through counseling, early childhood education, adoption, foster care, residential group homes and community support.

DCFS - IL Dept of Children & Family Services

630-790-6800 - 800 W. Roosevelt Rd, Bldg D, Ste. 10, Glen Ellyn

Provides protection from and prevention for child abuse and neglect. Offers adoption and foster care services.

DuPage County Children's Advocacy Center

630-407-2750 - 422 North County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Investigates cases of child sexual and severe physical abuse in DuPage County. Works with children who witness violent crimes.

Evangelical Child and Family Agency

630-653-6400 - 1530 N. Main St, Wheaton

Offers adoption, counseling, intact family, pregnancy support, post-legal adoption and Safe Families for Children services. 

Family Shelter Service

630-469-5650 - 605 E. Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Provides community education and prevention, court services, an abuse hotline, shelters, counseling, children's programs and latino services.

Family Focus DuPage

630-521-8601 - 2174 Gladstone Ct, Glendale Heights

Offers family support programming, including Parents of Young Children and Pregnant Teens and Teen Parents.

Safe Families - Lydia Home Association 

773-653-2200

Offers sanctuary to children in danger of abuse or neglect. Short-term, temporary housing avoids the child welfare system and offers family support and stabilization.

Foster Care Hotline

800-624-5437

Information about foster care.

Northeast DuPage Family & Youth Services

630-693-7934 - 3 Friendship Plaza, Addison

Offers free counseling services to individuals ages 11-18 identified as being at-risk and in need of services. Partners with Addison, Bensenville and Itasca police departments and offers groups to teens on probation.

Child & Family Connections of DuPage

630-493-0400 - 750 Warrenville Rd, #300, Lisle

Child early intervention programs.

DuPage County Family Center

630-407-2450 - 422 N. County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Services for families with parents living apart.

Glen Ellyn Youth & Family Counseling

630-469-3040 - 535 Forest Ave, Glen Ellyn

Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

312-325-9155 - 555 W. Harrison St, #1900, Chicago

Legal services for families in crisis.

DuPage County Area Project: Teen Reach

630-671-8000 - 2220 W. Washington, Chicago

Delinquency prevention services for youth and their families.

WAYS Summer Day Camp

630-231-7166 - 27W031 North Ave, West Chicago

Summer fun and skill building camp for ages 6-12.

DuPage Doubles Mothers of Multiples Club

630-585-3745 - Naperville

Support group for families with multiples through social and educational events.

Rainbows

847-952-1770 - 123 Wolf Rd, Northlake

Support for grieving youth.

Teen Parent Connection

630-790-8433 - 475 Taft Ave, Glen Ellyn

Program is targeted to serve young mothers and fathers, ages 12-22. Offers pre- and post-natal home visits. Has a weekly support group in Addison. Services are free and voluntary.

Expect a Miracle Foundation

847-545-1157 - 1881 Rose Rd, Lake Zurich

For single, working parents who cannot provide their child with extracurricular activities due to income. 

Youth for Christ

630-588-0700 - 324 E. Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton

Youth Outlook

815-754-5331 - 1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville

Services for LBGTQ youth.

Prevent Child Abuse Illinois

217-522-1129 - 528 S. 5th St, Springfield

Offers programs to prevent abuse and neglect in Illinois.

DuPage County States Attorney Child Enforcement Unit

630-407-8699 - 505 N. County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Help in establishing paternity and enforcing court orders for support.

Illinois Child Support

Establishes paternity and establishes, enforces and modifies child support obligations.

Childcare Aware

Locate a quality child care provider.

Child Care Assistance Program

877-202-4453

Affordable child care for low-income families.

Focus Adolescent Services

443-358-4691

Services and programs for teen and family issues.

Kids Matter

630-527-6562 - Naperville

Programs for children and parents that build positive experiences in order to nurture and empower kids.

Safe Families for Children

Redmond Recreational Complex

630-766-8888 - 735 E. Jefferson St, Bensenville

Different activities have different fees, call for more information. Offers ice skating, fields for sports, aquatic center and outdoor park.


Veterans

Veterans Assistance Commission of DuPage County

630-407-5655 - 421 N. County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Emergency financial assistance to indigent veterans and their families.

Vet Jobs

Searchable database for former service members seeking work.

Disabled American Veterans

312-980-4242 - 2122 Taylor St, Chicago

Services for veterans, including transportation and health care claims.

Illinois Veterans Care

Health care for veterans in Illinois.

Paralyzed Veterans of America

800-727-2234 - 2235 Enterprise Dr, Westchester

Education, resources, job assistance and more for veterans.

Illinois Joining Forces

Network of organizations serving veterans and military members.

DuPage County Vet Center

630-585-1853 - 750 Shoreline Dr, #150, Aurora

Services for military veterans in DuPage County.

Federal Benefits for Veterans

Learn more about federal benefits available to veterans.

Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America

Empowering post-9/11 veterans.


Transportation

Medical Transportation Management (MTM)

888-513-1612 

M-S, 8 AM-6 PM. For those with Aetna Better Health.

Ride DuPage

630-407-6500

Bus or taxi services available to people with physical or cognitive limitations.

First Transit

877-725-0569 - 799 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn

Medical transportation for those with Medicaid.

Pace Dial-A-Ride Bensenville

630-350-3425 

Work trips scheduled for one week by calling on a Friday or a Monday. Adults and Children over 7 years of age to $5.00/ride. Students to and from school only.

Addison Township

630-350-8161

M-F 8 AM-4:30 PM. 65+/disabled resident. RTA card required.

Bensenville Dial-A-Bus

630-350-3425

M-F, 6 AM-5:30 PM. 65+/disabled resident.


Immigration

Citizenship & Immigration Services

800-375-5283 - 4701 N. Cumberland Ave, Porridge

Apply for citizenship.

National Immigrant Justice Center

312-660-1370 - 208 S. LaSalle St #1300, Chicago

Legal counsel for immigrants.


Education

Questbridge Student Services

650-331-3280

Scholarships for college-bound students.

Partners for Success

630-543-4222 - 848 N. Mill Rd, Addison

Supports students facing expulsion or multiple suspensions. Grades 6-12. 

College of DuPage ESL

630-942-2562 - 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn

ESL classes -- available through Bensenville School District 2. 

Cross Cultural Interpreting Service

773-751-4094 - 4753 N. Broadway St, Chicago

Interpreting, document translation and interpreter training-- provides funding for healthcare for Heartland Alliance.

Dominican Literacy Center

630-898-4636 - 260 Vermont Ave, Aurora

ESL tutoring to women who are immigrants.

Literacy DuPage

630-416-6699 - 24W500 Maple Ave #217, Naperville

Accessible and customized adult tutoring in English.

Sisters of St. Joseph, School on Wheels Literacy

708-354-9200

One-on-one adult English literacy tutoring.

College of DuPage GED Testing

630-942-2852 - 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn

GED classes and testing-- available through Bensenville School District 2. 

Illinois Student Assistance Commission

847-948-8500 - 1755 Lake Cook Rd, Deerfield

College planning help for parents and students.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Financial aid for college-bound students.


Seniors

Benefits Check-Up

Find out if you qualify for benefits programs for the elderly.


Hotlines & Emergencies

Walk-In Ministries (Elmhurst)

630-782-6006 - 125 W. Church St, Elmhurst

Emergency assistance including rental/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, access to food pantries, clothing and food vouchers, car repair, gas vouchers, job interviews, doctors appointments and prescription help.

WINGS

847-221-5680

Hope's Front Door

630-241-0187 - 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove

Emergency assistance, employment assistance, financial assistance and budgeting.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-8255

Helps individuals in suicidal crisis within the United States to contact the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider.

Federal Substance Abuse & Mental Health Treatment Referral Service

800-662-HELP

Poison Control - Any Kind of Substance

800-222-1222

YWCA Rape Crisis Hotline

630-971-3927

Family Shelter Domestic Violence Hotline

630-469-5650

Healing Hearts

888-217-8679

National Domestic Violence Hotline

800-799-7233

National Runaway Switchboard

800-RUN-AWAY

National Youth Crisis Hotline

800-442-HOPE

Child Support Customer Call Center

800-447-4278

National Center for Missing Children

800-843-5678

Official site for current information on missing and exploited children.

Alcohol Abuse & Crisis Intervention

800-234-0246

24-hour alcohol abuse hotline.

Child Help USA

800-4-ACHILD

Connection Crisis Intervention Hotline

630-759-4555

Focus Health Care Helpline

800-234-0420

National Organization for Victim Assistance

800-TRY-NOVA

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)

800-656-HOPE

National Hopeline Network

800-SUICIDE


Multiple Needs

DuPage County Community Services

630-407-6500 - 421 N. County Farm Rd, Wheaton

Wheaton Youth Outreach & Outreach Community Ministries

630-682-1910 - 122 W. Liberty Dr, Wheaton

Offers rental assistance. Can only receive one time per 12 months. Must have gone through a crisis within the past 90 days (i.e. loss of job). Must show that they are able to pay rent after assistance has been given, low on funds can offer about $200-$300.

Apna Ghar (Our Home) Inc. (for women and children)

773-334-0173 - 4350 N. Broadway, 2nd Floor, Chicago

Provides a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, legal advocacy, case management, supervised visitation, outreach and education.

Saret Charitable Fund

630-842-8876 - 449 N. Main St, Glen Ellyn

Provides transportation, housing, utilities, nutrition and support.

DuPage County CRIS (Community Resource Information System)

Find community services and resources.

Salvation Army

630-629-3044 - 1S415 Summit Ave, Villa Park

Offer emergency shelter, financial support, food and nutrition services, worship services, community programs.

HCS Family Services

630-323-2500 - 19 E. Chicago Ave, Hinsdale

Offers a food pantry, emergency housing, rental assistance, utility assistance, parent mentor program, case management, holiday assistance, workshops and groups.

People's Resource Center

630-682-5402 - 201 S. Naperville Rd, Wheaton

Provides emergency rent and mortgage assistance, gently used clothing, job assistance, financial assistance and social services, computer skills training, adult learning and literacy, an all-ages art program and a food pantry.

Quad County Urban League

630-851-2203 - 1685 N. Farnsworth Ave, Aurora

Provides workforce development, housing and education.

Child Abuse Hotline

800-25-ABUSE

Catholic Charities

630-495-8008 - 26 St. Charles Rd #2, Lombard

Community Crisis Center Inc. 24-hr Line

847-697-2380 

Services for domestic abuse, sexual assault, children, abuse intervention, homelessness and economic crisis, shelter, professional training and community education.

Community Crisis Center Inc. 24-hr Line Spanish

847-697-9740

Services for domestic abuse, sexual assault, children, abuse intervention, homelessness and economic crisis, shelter, professional training and community education.

LOVE Christian Clearinghouse

630-512-8665

Connects residents to local community resources provided by area churches.

Hamdard Center for Health and Human Services

630-835-1430 - 228 E. Lake St, Addison

A multilingual social and health service agency dedicated to serving the South Asian, Middle Eastern and Bosnian communities in Illinois. Bilingual and bicultural counselors and psychiatrists provide services in Arabic, Bosnian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Gujarati. Accepts Medicare, Medicaid, most PPOs. 

DuPage Federation on Human Services

800-782-4782 - 246 E. Janata Blvd, Ste. 265, Lombard

Offers mental health services, emergency services, early childhood services and public benefits.

Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights

312-629-4500

Offers housing, healthcare, job assistance and advocacy for those living in poverty.



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