Programs and Resources

Feeding the body.
Healing the mind.
We recognize that there’s a hierarchy of needs, and after we address the most
immediate need for food, we work to help you holistically reach a better place.
Nourishing Knowledge
We have a series of free workshops put on by our partners that
will give you vital tips and tools to tackle life’s challenges.
Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Workshops on Healthy Eating are offered periodically. New ones are posted here as well as in the Client Waiting Area at the Pantry.

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Financial Assistance

LIHEAP

The LIHEAP program assists eligible households in paying their gas and/or electric bills. Learn more on how to get help with LIHEAP.

Buy with SNAP Online

SNAP assists eligible people who need help buying food for themselves and their children. Learn how to sign up for the SNAP program here.

Access DuPage, Medicaid Application Assistance

The Pantry periodically offers assistance with applying for Medicaid. Click here for help.

Gas Cards

We offer gas cards to current customers for their transportation needs. Sign up for a gas card here.

Customer Resources

We know that there are more material needs than just food. The
following are friendly organizations in our area that provide additional
services for our neighbors in need.
Job Readiness
West Suburban Community Pantry’s Job Readiness programs are provided to help clients who find themselves at a professional crossroads. The classes and workshops are designed to help individuals improve their current situation by providing job readiness and life skills classes to move toward self-sufficiency and financial independence. The programs that we provide help identify career options, make choices, and ultimately gain stability through employment.
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