Community Resources

In addition to providing food to our clients, we are also able to refer them to other resources that may help them with their current situation. There are a multitude of social service agencies in the City of Chicago. Some of the places that we refer clients to are listed below:

Hands to Help Ministries: Assists clients who are homeless or at risk of being homeless
Old Irving Park Community Clinic: provides free healthcare to eligible clients
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois: Provides mental healthcare and other social services
Metropolitan Family Services: Provides social services
The Salvation Army: Provides a variety of social services
Catholic Charities: Provide a variety of social services
Polish American Association: Provides a variety of services to Polish speaking individuals.
Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC): Focuses on job training and workforce development.
311 Short-Term Assistance Hotline: Provides callers with a list of possible resources for such issues as utility bills, rent assistance, etc. Call 311 and ask for ask for “Short-Term Help.” TTY access for callers with hearing problems and specialized TTY equipment: (312) 948-6817.
City of Chicago Domestic Violence Helpline: Provides assistance for those involved in domestic violence situations.
Chicago Department of Human Services: Provides a variety of services including the
shelter system in the City of Chicago.
St. Vincent de Paul of St. Viator Parish – Provides clothing and other goods to those in need.