For help in any language and for any type of service, call Kane County at 2-1-1.

Kane County is a 24/7 hotline that will connect you to expert, caring help. Every call is completely confidential.

The following organizations offer support services to families for food, shelter, and other needs:

Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry

(Batavia & Batavia Township residents only)

(630) 879-3784
Batavia Interfaith Clothes Closet (630) 406-0036
Kane County Health Department (SNAP) (630) 897-1124
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Goodwill (630) 761-8049
Hesed House & PADS Emergency Shelter (630) 897-2156

Salvation Army

(Rent assistance, food pantry and more)

(630) 377-2769
Lazarus House Emergency Shelter (630) 587-2144
360 Youth Services (formerly NCO) (630) 961-2992
Wayside Cross Ministry (630) 892-4239

Corbella Clinic

(Pregnancy Care Center in South Elgin: Medical and Support Services)

(847) 697-0200
Bridge Communities (DuPage county)

Services for Rent, Utility, Mental Health Support


Batavia Township

(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 

(630) 879-4750, ext. 307

Many helpful outreach programs and links

Requires an in home visit; they will help with food, bills, furniture…many areas


Chapelstreet Church - Shepherd's Heart Crisis Care Center

We are an experienced and dedicated team of volunteers that is here to help. We offer many life-changing ministries under the umbrella of Shepherd’s Heart to help overcome every challenge and get back on the path of victory.

For more information, contact Lisa Smarto at or 630.232.7068 x190.


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

(630) 877-2780

Can connect you with several area agencies that can assist you with your emergency services, counseling needs, housing, etc. Contact us at

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