Community Resources

  • Below is information about resources available to U-46 families in the community. We will continue to add to this list, so check back soon!

    Food Pantry

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    All People’s Interfaith Food Pantry
    First Congregational Church
    256 E. Chicago Street
    Elgin 60120
    Open: Monday through Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    Available up to 6x/year; need a photo ID and written referral (with family size) from Public Aid Office, Crisis Center, or other agency; Elgin residents only
    Salvation Army
    316 Douglas Street
    Elgin 60120
    Open: Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon 
    Available 1x/30 days; Elgin and South Elgin residents only, need photo ID and proof of address (no referral necessary).
    Two Rivers Head Start Agency
    418 Airport Rd. Suite B
    Elgin 60123
    Open: Tuesdays/Wednesdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and TH, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Closed noon to 1 p.m.)
    Available 1x/month to Kane residents; need photo ID and proof of address (no referral needed)
    Bethesda Church of God in Christ
    453 Fremont Street (Back of Church-in the basement)
    Elgin 60120
    847-888-2209, x12
    Open: 2nd and 4th Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only. Call the above number and leave a message.
    No geographical restriction
    Available 1x/month, need picture ID or driver’s license (no referral necessary)
    South Elgin Food Pantry
    Community United Methodist Church
    400 W. Spring Street
    South Elgin 60177
    Open: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon
    Available for South Elgin residents only; photo ID and proof of residency required; (1x assistance for non-residents on an emergency basis only)
    Hanover Township - Astor Community Center
    7431 Astor Ave.
    Hanover Park, IL 60133
    Open: Tuesday, 1 to 6 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, 9 to 11:30 a.m.
    Hanover Township Residents only; Available 2x/month, need a photo ID and a gas/electric bill for the first visit (no referral necessary)
    Willow Creek Community Church – Care Center
    67 E. Algonquin Rd South Barrington IL 60010
    Open: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; Sunday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
    Available 1x/mo.; photo ID & proof of residency; no referral needed.
    FISH (Friend, I Shall Help) Food Pantry
    Meadowdale Mall
    150 S. Kennedy Dr. Room 15A
    Carpentersville 60110
    Open: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m.
    Available primarily for District 300 families and on a limited basis for U-46 families with a written referral
    Westside Church of Christ Food Pantry
    12 North 266 Randall Rd.
    Elgin, IL 60124
    Open: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon
    Registration required at 1st visit - (name, address, phone, household composition)
    Open to all - no restrictions on residency, income, or number of visits.