ILLINOIS – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE 

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

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FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING:

Shelter Care Ministries

412 N Church St

Rockford IL 61103

815-964-5520

Inner Voice Shelter

1621 W. Walnut Street

Chicago IL 60612

312-666-8110


Holy Angel Shelter

1410 N 37th

St Louis IL 62205

618-874-4079

 

Sojourn Shelter and Services

1800 Westchester Blvd

Springfield IL 62704

217-726-5100

 

St. Vincent DePaul Shelter

2145 N. Halsted St

Chicago IL 60614

312-943-6776

 

Cathedral Shelter of Chicago

1668 West Odgen Avenue

Chicago IL 60612

312-997-2222

 

DePaul University Mental Health

2219 N. Kenmore Ave, suite 300

Chicago IL 60614

773-325-7780

Christopher House

2507 N. Greenview Av

Chicago IL 60614

773-472-1083

 

Breakthrough Urban Shelter

3330 W. Carroll Ave

Chicago IL 60624

773-722-1144

 

Morning Star Mission

350 East Washington

St Joliet IL 60433

815-722-5780

 

Brown Elephant Shelter

3651 N Halsted St

Chicago IL 60613

847-475-7070 x100

 

Peoria Rescue Ministries

601 SW Adams St

Peoria IL 61602

309-676-6416

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES:

Harper House 4715 N Sheridan Chicago, IL 60640, 773-784-9635

Ravenswood Food Bank 4550 N. Hermitage Chicago, IL 60640, 773-769-0282

Chester Food Bank 128 A Koeneman Acres Chester, IL 62233, 618-826-3141

Pantry of Carpentersville 150 S. Kennedy Dr Carpentersville, IL 60110, 847-428-4357

First Baptist Church 1280 Armour Dr.Bourbonnais, IL 60914, 815-933-9400

Crystal Lake Salvation Army 290 W. Crystal Lake Ave Crystal Lake, IL 60014, 815-455-2769

CLICK TO LOCATE MORE FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – ILLINOIS

The Illinois food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Customer Support and Services 2nd Floor Harris I, 100 South Grand Ave E Springfield, IL 62762 Email : DHS.WebBits@Illinois.gov (Please note “Out of State Inquiry” in the subject line of all emails.) Phone: (217) 524-4174

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING: 

GREEN FARMS TOWN HOUSES

1574 W. 6th Street

BELVIDERE, IL 61008-5430

815-229-0833

 

APTS OF CEDAR VILLAGE

619 Garden Drive

BELVIDERE, IL 61008-3034

815-544-6263

 

MAGNOLIA PROPERTIES

201 N. Grant Street

MARTINSVILLE, IL 62442

217-382-5787

 

21ST & MICHIGAN APTS

2101 S MICHIGAN AVE

CHICAGO, IL 60616-1734

312-326-2701

ACADEMY SQUARE APTS

318 South Throop St

CHICAGO, IL 60607-2805

312-829-0419

 

ANIXTER VILLAGE

2059 W Washburne

CHICAGO, IL 60626-1132

773-761-1501

 

ASBURY PLAZA

750 Dearborn Street

CHICAGO, IL 60610-3854

312-527-5400

 

CYRIL COURT APTS

7130 South Cyril

CHICAGO, IL 60649

773-288-4812

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HUD HOUSING AND LOCAL ASSISTANCE

Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to address all questions about public housing availability.  For current information about subsidized public housing phone them at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – ILLINOIS

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: TANF 217-785-3300

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. Click the title link to learn more.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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