WayneTwp: Notes from General Assistance

Notes from General Assistance

From the February / March 2017 Senior Center Newsletter:

In Appreciation
On behalf of the 193 households we assisted with food and/or gifts for the 2016 holiday season, we want to thank each and every one of you who donated funds and gifts for the children and seniors as well as funds for the holiday meal boxes. Your continued generosity and goodwill make a huge impact on our neighbors in need. Thank you for showing how much you care!

Current Programs (Wayne Township residents only)

  • Food Pantry: Wednesdays, 10am - 1:45 pm.
  • Bread Distribution: Wednesdays, 10am - 1:45pm
  • Clothes Closet: Wednesdays, 10am - 1:45 pm.
  • LIHEAP- One-time assistance for help with gas and/or electric bill. Program ends May 30th.
  • Financial Assistance Programs: One-time financial assistance for rent, utilities, medically necessary needs.
  • Salvation Army Assistance: Open to Bartlett and West Chicago residents only.
  • SNAP/Food Stamp Application and Advocacy: Wednesdays, 10am - 1:30pm. No appointment necessary. Bring picture ID and household income information.

Upcoming Projects
Easter Basket Program- We will accept donations of large baskets, cellophane wrap and Easter candy at the beginning of March. We will have a sign-up sheet in the Senior Center for volunteers who want to put Easter baskets together on Tuesday, April 11th.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Food Pantry Distribution
  • Bread and Produce Pick-up

Contact us for additional information or to set up an appointment. Thank you!

Juanita Martinez
Director, General Assistance


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