Free food banks, soup kitchens, and food pantries in Dupage County Illinois.
Food banks, soup kitchens and charity run free emergency food pantries in Dupage County offer free groceries as well as other forms of assistance to low-income families and people with no money. Support is offered to applicants of all backgrounds, ages, and gender. Residents of the Wheaton Illinois area can also contact the distribution centers near them, which are open today. Locate free food pantries near you in Dupage County for groceries, personal toiletries, Meals on Wheels and other services.
There are a few dozen main facilities, including drive thru pantries, that operate across the Dupage County area and they are listed below. There is also a phone number at the bottom of the page for other food assistance programs. Not only can they provide families and individuals with food, perishable items, fruits and vegetables, but many centers can also offer other forms of other aid. They also tend to give free Christmas or Thanksgiving meals too. Centers and the staff members there can often help people apply for government assistance, both Illinois and federal programs such as SNAP food stamps.
Thousands of families, unemployed individuals and seniors benefit from the facilities every month. You will need to call the center closest to you in order to get the specifics on what programs are offered and how to get help. Or to learn more on resources, locate other free food pantry programs both locally and nationwide.
Many of the Dupage food banks cover a limited area or certain neighborhoods of Chicago or the greater county. However most offer referrals, so call a drive thru food bank or non-profit center near you for information or alternate locations.
Places for free groceries and more in Dupage County IL
Calvary Church Food Pantry
Address of the pantry is - 129 W. Benton, Naperville, Illinois 60540. Call 630-851-7000
In addition to food, a clothes closet may help fill 2 bags of clothes. Also extra bakery items & vegetables are offered when available. Clients may come 4 times a year for aid.
St. Thomas the Apostle
Location 1500 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563. Dial 630-355-8980 x121
Loaves & Fishes - Compass Church Grocery
Food pantry address: 1871 High Grove Lane, Naperville, IL 60540. Phone: 630-355-3663
All DuPage County serve clients from Naperville.
There are free groceries, dairy, paper products (such as toilet paper), soap, detergent and more. Pasta, spaghetti sauce, bread, and other goods may be offered. They also have Meals on Wheels for the elderly and disabled. Get non-perishable and fresh food like, including fruit and baby formula.
Neighborhood Food Pantries at Immanuel
29W260 Batavia Road, Warrenville Illinois 60555. Telephone number is 630-929-3923
The local pantry may have beans, snacks, and sauces or soup. Or get vegetables (fresh or canned), spaghetti, bread, dairy products, Peanut Butter and more.
Village Baptist Church
Location is 515 S. Frontenac Road, Aurora Illinois 60504. Phone: 630-851-4120
A free, emergency food pantry is open. There are also holiday meals in DuPage County, including at Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Bread of Life (1st Assembly Of God formerly)
450 E Roosevelt Rd, West Chicago IL 60185. Call 630-791-5007
A free soup kitchen and food bank are on site.
Messiah Baptist Addison
Address of the church - 600 S. Villa Avenue, Addison, Illinois 60101. Dial for help - 630-832-3328
Assistance programs offered are for the low income, disabled, veterans, single moms and others. One food box per household. It may contain fruits, vegetables, frozen foods, or other goods.
Neighborhood Food Pantries at St. Andrew’s
250 North Gary Ave., Carol Stream Illinois 60188. Telephone number is 630-653-1156 or (630) 653-7116
The church helps the low income. There may also be free personal toiletries or paper products, like napkins or toilet paper. Or get fresh produce, cereal, canned groceries or meat and more.
Salvation Army of Dupage County
There are multiple Family Service Centers, soup kitchens and pantries. One is at 1 Summit Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-3964. Phone number - 630-629-4948
In addition to food, low income can receive financial assistance once a month. There are also free Thanksgiving dinners, school snacks for kids, household cleaning supplies and other items. Free holiday food baskets may be passed out too. They also help feed students and kids during the summer and give other support. Find other DuPage County Salvation Army assistance programs.
WeGo Together Community Market
238 E. Hazel Street, West Chicago IL 60185
This is a School Based Food Pantry. They feed children, students (before or after school) and more. Phone: 630-293-6060
R.E.A.C.H. Ministries Inc.
Address is 4324 Yackley Avenue, Lisle IL 60532. Dial the pantry at 630-969-9800
Roselle United Methodist Church
Address of the pantry is 206 S Rush Street, Roselle, Il 60172. Call 630-529-1309
Get items such as Pasta (especially whole grain), canned meats, and fruit juices, Boxed stuffing, Hamburger Helper and more.
People's Resource Center
Main address is 201 S. Naperville Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
Additional Location: 649 Blackhawk, Westmont, IL 60559
Phone number for both and food pantry hours - 630-682-5402.
Residents of all DuPage County can get help. Additional services available to clients who are in need of help.
Free food and groceries are available one time per month. They also offer household items, such as hygiene supplies, soap, detergent, and more. Clients can get help applying for SNAP food stamps, WIC vouchers, and other government benefits. Or learn more on People Center assistance programs.
Fox Valley Hispanic SDA Pantry
Location is 505 E. New York Street, Aurora IL 60505. Call 630-898-0410
Anyone can use the pantry. But there is also help for immigrants in Dupage County. Get cultural meals, information on housing, referrals and more. There are bag lunches, canned groceries and other goods.
Addison Township Food Pantry
Address - 401 North Addison Rd., Addison, Illinois 60101. Phone number - 630-530-8161 x154
Thursday 9 am - 11 am. Local residents may only use the pantry for assistance every 30 days.
West Suburban Community Pantry
6809 Hobson Valley Drive #118, Woodridge, Illinois 60517. Call them for access to the Emergency Food Pantry. Number - 708-567-2547 or 630-512-9921
All DuPage County can come once a month for help. Get fresh produce, meats and groceries. There is a SNAP Outreach Program, pet pantry, as well as meat and poultry products, dairy products, fresh fruit.
Neighborhood Food Pantries at Fremont
Address is 123 Fremont St., West Chicago IL 60185. For hours, dial 630-293-4958
A soup kitchen is at 218 E. Benton Street, Aurora IL 60505. Phone: 630-897-7283
Get breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The homeless, unemployed, single parents and others can get free or frozen meals.
Addison Community Switchboard
Address - 193 W. Michael Lane
Addison, Illinois 60101
Phone number 630-628-2698
Hours of the facility - Mon Tue Thu Fri 9 am - 12 noon
Residents of Addison can get free food or groceries. Healthy or fresh fruits and vegetables, baby formula, and even paper goods may be offered.
Humanitarian Service Project
465 Randy Rd
Carol Stream Illinois 60188
ICNA Relief Food Pantry
1781 N. Bloomingdale Road
Glendale Heights IL 60139
For hours, call 866-497-9037
Muslim Society, Inc.
Address is 1785 Bloomingdale Road
Glendale Heights Illinois 60139
Christian Worship Center
1330 63rd Street
Downers Grove IL 60516
The free, emergency food pantry has items such as Shelf Stable or Dry Milk, canned groceries, Pasta, Rice, and holiday food baskets too.
Community Table-1St Ch Lombard
220 S. Main Street
Lombard Illinois 60148
A free soup kitchen for the low, homeless, and poor in DuPage County. Boxed lunches as well as daily meals. Or get free Christmas or Thanksgiving dinners.
St. Joseph Pantry
Address: 330 E. Fullerton, Addison, IL 60101
Center hours open - Wed 8:30 am - 11 am
Can only use the food pantry one time per week, 2 times per month. Many children and senior citizens in Dupage County benefit from the free food assistance program.
Address - 430 N. Sterns Road
Bartlett IL 60103
Phone number - 630-372-7000
St. Vincent DePaul Society St. Mary's Gostyn
Address - 444 Wilson Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Dial - 630-969-1063
Downers Grove is supported by this St. Vincent DePaul Society. In addition to groceries and hot meals, the thrift store may have paper products, clothing, and free Thanksgiving or Christmas meals.
Bartlett Baptist Church
1500 West Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL 60103
Telephone - 630-830-9888
Towns supported by this church are Elgin, Hanover Park, Schaumburg, South Elgin, Streamwood, Wayne, West Chicago.
Families can use once a month, financial help once every 12 months.
Bensenville/WoodDale Food Pantry
Faith Community United Church of Christ
Address of pantry - 192 S. Center Street
Bensenville, IL 60106
Get food up to once a month. In addition note that federal government guidelines will be used to determine client eligibility.
Volunteer Council of Bloomingdale Township
123 N. Rosedale Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Mon & Wed - 9:30 am - 11:30 am
By Appointment only. Bloomingdale Township is supported.
Get help at most 6 times per year - no less than 30 days apart.
Humanitarian Service Project
Main address is 465 Randy Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Telephone - 630-221-8340
Mon through Fri 9 am - 5:30 pm
DuPage County Seniors ONLY
Must have a referral from DuPage County Senior Services, or Catholic Charities or Public Health Nurses.
Interfaith Food Pantry at the Outreach Center
Address - 345 S. President
Carol Stream, Illinois 60188
Food Pantry is operated on site.
Phone - 630-665-6426
Feeding Northwest DuPage
Lutheran Church of the Master
580 Kuhn Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188
The center runs a Walk-in ministry
Bloomingdale Township and towns and cities served include Clarendon Hills, Darien, Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Lemont, Westmont, Willowbrook. The non-profit partners with local churches and charities to help the poor and people facing poverty.
Our Lady of Peace Pantry
701 Plainfield Road
Darien, Illinois 60561
Towns covered - Clarendon Hills, Darien, Hinsdale, Willowbrook, Westmont.
4340 Prince Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
FISH also has a clothes closet on site
Hours - Mon and Friday 9 am - 11:15 am
Please remember that food given twice a month. Hot meals, lunches, and snacks are served to the low income, homeless, and really anyone from the community. There may also be holiday meals, clothes, kitchen supplies and other free items.
St. Vincent DePaul Society - Conference Food Pantry
4824 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Thurday hours are 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Clarendon Hills, Darien, Downers Grove, Lemont, Lisle, Westmont, Willowbrook, Woodridge
They can also provide assistance for paying bills, rent, and housing expenses. Some holiday assistance may be available at their thrift store and food pantry. There is also a non-food pantry with items such as laundry detergent, soap, feminine items and more.
Immaculate Conception Church
Address of site - 134 Arthur
Elmhurst, IL 60126
EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY ONLY is all that is run.
Call for help - 630-530-3497
Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry
Address - 155 S. Main Street
Lombard, Illinois 60148
Phone number - 630-627-2508
Mon, Wed & Fri 9 am - 12 pm
Cities in Illinois that agency covers Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace, Villa Park.
Elmhurst Yorkfield Food Pantry
1083 S York Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Hours of Operation: Mondays 6:30-8:00 PM, Thursday afternoons 1:00-4:00 PM, Thursday evenings 6:30-8:00 PM, & Saturdays 9:30 AM-12:30 PM.
Service Area: Addison, Bensenville, Berkeley, Elmhurst, Hillside, Lombard, Oak Brook & Villa Park.
Clients are required to provide photo ID & current utility bill each visit.
Glen Ellyn Food Pantry Inc.
493 Forest Avenue
Address - Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Dial for help - 630-469-8668
Hours of pantry - Tue 5 - 6:30 pm
Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Lisle, Lombard, Wheaton
Can use once a month in order to get free food or groceries, up to 6 visits a year.
Hands of Hope
Location is 5700 Bartels Road
Hanover Park, IL 60103
Hours of local is Tue 4 pm - 7 pm
Cities Addison, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Elgin, Hanover Park.
Canned goods, surplus government commodities, breads, fruits, and related support is passed out.
HCS Family Services Food Pantry
19 E. Chicago Ave.
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Phone number - 630-323-2500 x100
Mon Wed Fri 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Towns Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, Westmont, Willowbrook can get food and groceries.
Itasca Food Pantry
Center & Willow
Itasca, IL 60143
Sat - 8 am - 11 am
Clients must be referred by Village of Itasca or by one of Itasca churches and the pantry Will assist families in need for as long as they need help.
Lisle Township Food Pantry
4721 Indiana Avenue
Lisle, Illinois 60532
Billy Parades, case worker
Phone - 630-968-2087 x246
Mon Wed & Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Available from 11 - 1:
To by the pantry to get vegetables , fruits, and bakery items at most once every 30 days. Need to call in advance first. Can also process applications for WIC or food stamps.
Christ the King Church part of St. Vincent DePaul Society
Address: 1501 S. Main Street
Lombard, Illinois 60148
Volunteers may also deliver home delivered meals to senior citizens and the homebound. Clothing, linens, school items, and emergency financial aid may be provided.
St. Vincent DePaul Society - St. Pius X Catholic Church
1025 E. Madison
Lombard, IL 60148
Hours of the center are Mon & Fri 9 am - 12:30 pm, Wed 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Lombard, Villa Park, must live within Church Boundaries in order to get help. Everything from Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter meals to free groceries and more is provided to Dupage County low income families.
1502 S. Meyers Road
Lombard, Illinois 60148
Call for assistance - 630-620-2400
Hours of the free food bank - Mon through Fri 9 am - 11 am
Mon, Tue, Thu 1 pm - 3 pm
York Illinois Township
Disciples Food Pantry, Christian Church of Villa Park
Address of the food bank - 1336 S. Villa Avenue
Villa Park, Illinois 60181
Also provides a Clothes Closet service
Phone number - 630-833-7262
Hours of the location - Wed & 2nd Sat of every month 9:30 - 11:30 am all DuPage County
Hand and Hand Food Pantry, which is on Harvard Avenue and also known by Evangelical Free Church
Church address - 206 W. St. Charles Road
Villa Park, IL 60181
Towns and Illinois cities served - Elmhurst, Lombard, Villa Park
Hours include: Every other Tue 3pm - 5:30pm
Free holiday meals, Easter and Thanksgiving food baskets, and other support is provided. Numerous unemployed and struggling people get help every year.
Feeding Northwest DuPage
Resurrection Catholic Church
Address - 30W350 Army Trail Road
Wayne, IL 60184
Call them in order to get some assistance with paying rent, utilities, and prescription medications. The non-profit also has emergency boxes of food and government aid such as applications for WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children). Cities services include Hanover Park, Wayne, and West Chicago.
Church of Christ
350 E. James Street
This church is located in West Chicago, Illinois 60185
The church may be able to assist a family or individual who is in need on a monthly basis & refer to local pantry/township. The free pantry is for Winfield Township
New Life Bilingual Church
464 Ann Street
West Chicago, IL 60186
Middle church building. Food pantry is located in back
Call for help - 630-231-3315
All of DuPage County is served
In order to apply, the family must meet USDA income guidelines if receiving food. Can use facility every week
Mostly non-perishable food some frozen meats and produce. This center does not offer referrals to other services or assistance programs.
Feeding Northwest DuPage of St. Mary's Service Center
Address of location - 163 Garden Street
West Chicago, IL 60185
The center provides other financial assistance and gives referrals for other services
Dial the Pantry at 630-293-4958
Hours - Wed, Thu & Fri 10 am - 1 pm, Sat 9 am - 12 Noon
Call the town at Winfield, Warrenville, West Chicago.
27W031 North Avenue
West Chicago, Illinois 60185
Get referrals and access to other services or assistance programs
Counselors on site can assist with emergency & general financial assistance, food stamp applications, and a clothes closet
Call the following number - 630-231-7173
Hours of location - Wed 10 am - 2 pm
As indicated, bread and bakery items are available. Stop by up to once a month for food/pre-packaged.
Westmont Bible Church
Address - 117 N. Cass Ave
Westmont, Il 60559
Cities and towns served - Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Darien, Hinsdale and unincorp. areas, Oak Brook, Westmont, Willowbrook
This is an Emergency Food Pantry open to all residents of Southeast DuPage County. Food available one time per month.
Address of the center - 1492 N. Main Street
Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Center is open Mon through Fri
Call for appointment.
Holy Angel Church
Pantry address is 204 S. Russell
Aurora, IL 60506
Dial for help - 630-897-2478
Hours - Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:15 am - 11:30 am
Cities covered - Aurora, North Aurora, Montgomery, Oswego.
St. Vincent DePaul Society, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
0S233 Church St
Winfield, Illinois 60190
Get help in West Chicago, Wheaton, and Winfield Illinois
If you are in Chicago, in order to get help you need to live West of Main West Chicago residents must live South of Hawthorne, North of Butterfield. This is a local Dupage County branch of a leading charity organization. Churches and volunteers can help the less fortunate.
Additional free food or hot meals in DuPage County
Residents of Dupage County have several other food assistance programs and pantries that may be near them available to use for help. Call 630.443.6910. Receive information on local soup kitchens, school lunches, Meals on Wheels for the homebound, free drive-thru food pantries open today or SNAP food stamps applications. Find charities, Feeding America services and non-profits that can provide free groceries or food vouchers.
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