|Batavia Food Pantry (Batavia Residents Only)||Batavia||630-879-3784|
|DHS-Family Community Resource Ctr.||Aurora||630-844-7400|
|Kane County Health Department (Food Stamps)||Aurora||630-897-1124|
|Salvation Army||St. Charles||630-377-2769|
|Batavia Clothes Closet(attached to the food pantry)||Batavia||630-406-0036|
|Hesed House & PADS Emergency Shelter||Aurora||630-897-2156|
|Lazarus House Emergency Shelter||St. Charles||630-587-2144|
|360 Youth Services (formerly NCO)||Naperville||630-961-2992|
|Salvation Army (rent assistance)||St. Charles||630-377-2769|
|Wayside Cross Ministry||Aurora||630-892-4239|
630-879-1392 Monday-Thursday 9am-2pm
General Assistance (GA) is a program that provides assistance to adults who are not receiving or do not qualify for public aid. They can help with basic living needs such as utilities, shelter, food, medical care and personal essentials.
St. Vincent DePaul at Holy Cross Church
879-4750, ext. 307
Many helpful outreach programs and links
Requires an in home visit; they will help with food, bills, furniture…many areas
Non Profit that helps homeless families get back on their feet in DuPage
TriCity Family Services
Provided counseling and other mental health services for teens, and other mental health services for families and community members across all income levels and life stages. Many links to other service agencies on their website.
Batavia United Way
Can connect you with several area agencies that can assist you with your emergency services, counseling needs, housing, etc. Contact us at info@Bataviaunitedway.org
Pregnancy Care Center in South Elgin: Medical and support services.
101 E. State St., South Elgin IL 60177
Assists individuals who are unprepared for pregnancy to calmly and confidently explore their options. Their free and confidential services include: pregnancy test, limited obstetrical ultrasound, information on abortion, adoption and parenting, support for individuals, couples and families.
Community Career Center
The Community Career Center is committed to empowering job seekers to achieve long-term career stability and self-reliance by providing assistance with resume writing, career counseling, networking and interviewing skills, job search strategies, basic computer skills, referrals and job bank access. They raise community awareness of employment issues and concerns and assist employers in meeting workforce needs. It provides a safe, supportive, and confidential environment for employers and jobseekers. This site has many resources and partners to help families. www.communitycareercenter.org
1S430 Wenmoth Rd., Batavia
First Thursday of each month at Batavia Laundromat located in the shopping center in downtown Batavia. 6:30-8:30PM.
Free for up to 4 loads of wash/dry and detergent/softener. No restrictions. Sponsored by Santuary Church in Batavia.
Breadsmith in St. Charles-Free Bread- 121 N 2nd St.
Each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9-3- Bread from Breadsmith is available-take as much as you need. Share with friends.
For information on how to participate, please contact us.