Food Distribution Update
 
There will be NO FOOD DISTRIBUTION on  Monday, May 25, 2020  
 
No hay distribución de alimentos el lunes 25 de mayo de 2020 
 
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5/26/2020

General COVID-19 Information
The Illinois Department of Public Health has launched a text line for updates/alerts regarding COVID-19.
 
  • To opt-in, text the word COVID to 312-500-3836 for English; or COVID ESP for Spanish. 
  • You will receive a welcome message from IDPH and a second text letting you know you will receive updates about COVID-19 in Illinois
  • You will also receive a link to the IDPH Frequently Asked Questions page.
  • You will receive COVID-19 texting twice a day, once in the morning, and once in the evening.
  • You can opt-out of receiving messages at any time by texting STOP to reply.
 
Food Access / Acceso a Comida
Additional resources available in english and spanish here. Arabic resources available here.
 
WeGo Together Community Market
Open to all West Chicago families with a child ages 0-18 
Leman Middle School, 238 E Hazel St, DOOR 7
Tuesdays 4:00-6:30PM
CLOSED DURING SPRING BREAK, MARCH 31, 2020 AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
Neighborhood Food Pantries
123 Fremont St.
630-293-4958
Mondays 3:00-6:00pm
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 10:00-1:00pm
Saturdays 9:00-12:00pm
 
People's Resource Center
201 S. Naperville Road, Wheaton, IL
Tuesdays, 8:30-11:15AM
Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm
Saturdays, 9:00-11:45am 
More details available on their website: http://www.peoplesrc.org/services
 
New Life Bilingual Food Pantry
468 Ann St
630-231-3315
Tuesdays 4:15-6:15pm
 
Loaves and Fishes
Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00-12:00pm
Saturday: 8:00 - 11:30am
1871 High Grove Lane
Naperville, IL 60540 
 
The Kitchen Table
Will deliver homemade lasagna and bread for $25 to families.
Free delivery in West Chicago, Wheaton and surrounding areas.
 
Shelter/Refugios
DuPage Pads
601 West Liberty
Wheaton, IL 60187
630-682-3846
DuPagePads buildings are closed and regular client services are temporarily suspended. 
In response to COVID-19, all Interim (Overnight) Housing shelter sites are temporarily closed. 
If you are homeless or know someone homeless please call: 866.682.3846 x2275 or email [email protected] 
 
Family Shelter Service
Currently open but at full capacity - this changes every day.
Call first, hotline is always open.
630-469-5650
Medical/Médico
If you are expericing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1. If you feel ill, contact your primary care physician. Local West Chicago healthcare providers include:
 

Access Community Health Network 

245 W Roosevelt Rd #150, West Chicago, IL 60185 

Phone: 630-293-4124


Pediatric Health Associates

946 N Neltnor Blvd #120, West Chicago, IL 60185

Phone: 630-717-2300


Northwestern Central DuPage Hospital

25 N Winfield Rd, Winfield, IL 60190

Phone: 630-933-1600


Discounted Internet Services / Servicios de Descuento del Internet
Comcast Internet Essentials:
Comcast is offering FREE internet for 60 days for low-income households: 
TOWNSHIPS / municipios
Winfield Township
CLOSED AS OF 3/18/2020
Accepting questions and application via phone and e-mail:
(630) 231-3591 
 
Wayne Township
CLOSED AS OF 3/18/2020
Accepting questions and application via phone and e-mail:
630-231-7140 
Mental Health Supports / Apoyos de Salud Mental

Call4Calm 

Govenor Pritzker's mental health hotline. Within 24 hours, that individual will receive a call from a mental health professional employed by a local community health center. People can also text other terms, like “unemployment” or “food” or “shelter” to the same number to receive information on how to navigate and access supports and services. Call4Calm is free, and individuals who use it can remain anonymous. 

Text "TALK" to 552020

Texto "HABLAR" to 552020 

 

DuPage County Health Dept Crisis Line

https://www.dupagehealth.org/214/Crisis-Phone-Support

For anyone experiencing a behavioral health crisis. 

630-627-1700


CARES Line (24 hour)

Use the 24 hour Crisis and Referral Entry Services (CARES) line to talk to a mental health professional if your child is a risk to themselves or others, having a mental health crisis.

Call: 1-800-345-9049- MEDICAID CLIENTS ONLY


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255


Crisis Text Line

Text Reach to 741 741.

If you feel sad, depressed, stressed, suicidal, alone or are going through any crisis including being abused, bullied or are experiencing relationship issues with a parent, friend or another person or group, we are here for you. Day or night. Text a confidential counselor 24/7.


Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances
833-234-6324 or HelpLineIL.org
For information, support, and a connection to services, call us confidentially (Spanish or English)
 
NAMI DuPage
Living Room is open for individual experiencing heightened mental health symptoms
Open Monday-Friday, 3:00-8:00pm
115 N County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60185
630-752-0066
DO NOT USE IF YOU HAVE VIRAL SYMPTOMS, HAVE TRAVELED INTERNATIONALLY IN THE LAST 14 DAYS, OR HAVE POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO COVID-19. Call your primary care physican instead.
***Call ahead before going to ensure still open and there is space.*** 
 
Linden Oaks 
 
MPWR from YWCA Metro Chicago
This app is a parent hub that offers activities, interactive videos, and information/resources for children and families, along with updated information regarding COVID-19. 
 
CLOSED - Local Services / cerrado - recursos locales
West Chicago Public Library
CLOSED AS OF 3/16/2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
West Chicago Park District
CLOSED AS OF 3/16/2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
Community High School District 94
CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 30
 
City of West Chicago Governmental Buildings
All city buildings EXPECT the Police Department CLOSED AS OF 3/17/2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Contact Information / Información del Contacto
For questions, contact Joie Frankovich
630-293-6000 ext. 1229
DOWNLOADS / descargas
Community Resources
Parenting Supports / Apoyo para Padres
Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19
 
Parenting in Time of COVID-19 - World Health Organization (WHO) 
 

Call4Calm 

Govenor Pritzker's mental health hotline. Within 24 hours, that individual will receive a call from a mental health professional employed by a local community health center. People can also text other terms, like “unemployment” or “food” or “shelter” to the same number to receive information on how to navigate and access supports and services. Call4Calm is free, and individuals who use it can remain anonymous. 

Text "TALK" to 552020

Texto "HABLAR" to 552020   

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