Meeting our Community's Needs - Neighbor to Neighbor

Finding Help in the Community

PRC can help connect you to other agencies and resources in the community.

Additional Community Resources

 

People's Resource Center works with other local organizations to help you meet your needs as fully as possible, in addition to the services we provide here at PRC. Use this list to identify other organizations that may be able to offer you additional resources and assistance. Or talk to PRC staff for assistance in locating additional help.

Food

The Illinois Hunger Coalition (Hunger Hotline)
800-359-2163
http://www.ilhunger.org

Apply for food stamps and health coverage over the phone. Find out if you qualify for other programs like WIC (Women, Infants & Children). Get free, confidential help if you've already applied for benefits and are having a difficult time getting them. Quickly find an emergency food pantry or soup kitchen near you.

Northern Illinois Food Bank
http://www.solvehungertoday.org

Online resource to help locate food pantries, soup kitchens, and meal programs closest to you

Medical/Dental 

Chicago Dental Society Foundation Dental Clinic
630-260-8530
http://www.cds.org/clinic-details/cds-foundation-dental-clinic
Provides primary dental care at no cost to residents of Cook, Lake and DuPage counties.

DuPage County Health Department
630-682-7400

College of DuPage Dental Hygiene Clinic
630-942-3250
http://www.freedentalcare.us/li/college-of-dupage-dental-hygiene-clinic

NAMI Dupage
(National Alliance on Mental Illness): 
630-752-0066
www.namidupage.org

VNA Health Care
630-892-4355
www.vnahealth.com

WIC (Women, Infants, Children)
630-682-7400
www.dupagehealth.org/women-children-health-WIC-services

Employment/Training

COD Career Services
630-942-2230
www.cod.edu/about/career

Illinois Employment & Training
800-244-5631
https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/

Housing/Utilities

DuPage Home Ownership Center
630-260-2500
www.dhoc.org

Ilhousingsearch.org
Online tool that allows you to search for housing information

Utility Assistance (LIHEAP) 630-407-6500
www.dupageco.org/Community_Services/Client_Services/6068

Social Services

Catholic Charities
630-495-8008
www.cc-doj.org

DuPage County Community Services
630-407-6500
http://www.co.dupage.il.us/community

Illinois Department of Human Services
1-800-843-6154
www.dhs.state.il.us
Apply for benefits online, including SNAP (food stamps)

The Salvation Army
630-629-3044
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/oakbrook

Township Offices

Addison: 630-530-8161
Bloomingdale: 630-529-9993
Downers Grove: 630-719-6600
Lisle: 630-968-2087
Milton: 630-668-1616
Naperville: 630-355-2786
Wayne: 630-231-7173
Winfield: 630-231-3591
York: 630-620-2400

Learn More About Impact DuPage!

Impact DuPage has collected and organized a wealth of information about the well-being of DuPage County residents. Take a look at www.impactdupage.org or by clicking the logo above.