SUPPORT AND LINKS

Very good resource guide:  www.kanecountyguide.org

 

BPS101 Resource Guide- Hard copies available at Rosalie Jones Administration Center

RESOURCE LIST FOR BPS101 FAMILIES IN NEED
BPS101 Family Resource Guide, 2016-17 edition. Information in English and Spanish about food, clothing, laundry, shelter, medical needs, mental health, transportation, financial assistance, legal assistance, education and community resources.
BPS Resources 2016-17 pdf.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]

 

The following organizations offer support services to families who find themselves in temporary housing situations.

 

 

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
Goodwill Batavia  630-761-8049
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

 

         
     

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 

 

879-4750, ext. 307

Many helpful outreach programs and links

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

http://www.holycross-batavia.org/outreach.php

 

Bridges Communities

 

Non Profit that helps homeless families get back on their feet in DuPage

 County. 

 www.bridgescommunities.org

 

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.

www.tricityfamilyservices.org

 

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 info@Bataviaunitedway.org

 

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

Sanctuary Church-Outreach

 

630-879-0785

1S430 Wenmoth Rd., Batavia

 www.sanctuaryag.com  

 

 Laundry Love

 

 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.

 

The Fox Valley Pregnancy Center 

 

Assists individuals who are unprepared for pregnancy to calmly and confidently explore their options.  Their free and confidential services include: pregnancy test, limited ob

stetrical ultrasound, information on abortion, adoption and parenting, support for individuals, couples and families.

 

Fox Valley Pregnancy Center


101 East State St.
South Elgin, IL 60177

847 697 0200
Website: www.foxvalleyoptions.org
E-mail: info@foxvalleyoptions.com

2nd Location
Fox Valley Pregnancy Clinic
2320 Dean St.  Ste.102
St. Charles, Il 60177

630 444 0300
www.foxvalleyoptions.org
Free pregnancy test and ultrasound

 

QuitSmokingCommunity.org
Raises awareness of the consequences of smoking and helps communities become smoke-free (https://QuitSmokingCommunity.org/), and  the Addiction Resource, which also promotes health through education and awareness. Addiction Resource was founded to provide a community for those recovering from addiction (https://addictionresource.com/).
 
 
 
 

 

 

Want to Chip In?

For more information or to volunteer, fill out our contact form.

 

CHIP IN Batavia

c/o Batavia Foundation for Educational Excellence

P.O. Box 1003

Batavia, IL  60510

 

See us on Facebook:

CHIP IN Batavia

 

and email us at:

info@chipinbatavia.org

We help families move from temporary housing to their own apartments, provide warm clothing,  school supplies and many other things to help a student succeed. We help students and their families  on a case by case basis to make sure students are ready and excited to learn and thrive.We work directly with BPS101 to help with mentor projects and other activities that help students on free/reduced lunch or who are in temporary housing.

For information on how to participate, please contact us.

Please see our News and Events page for an update on all the accomplishments we have made together!!

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Bikes for Batavia:

 

 TO DATE, WE HAVE GIVEN AWAY OVER 300 BIKES!!!!

We need CHILD AND  ADULT  bicycles that are in rideable condition- All Spoked Up repairs them for kids and adults who need a bike.  Thank you Batavia!!  We can also use  locks and and  new helmets, training wheels too--If you have any of these, please drop them off at All Spoked Up, 3 Webster St., Batavia.  We are working with All Spoked Up, and the Batavia Bicycle Commission.  They are given to students and adults in need of transportation for school, work and shopping. CHIP IN helps identify students in need and  contributes  funds for repairs.

 Thank You!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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