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Carol Stream Social Services Agencies

Outreach Community Center

Provides comprehensive case management, mental health, food pantry, Head Start, after-school programming, and college prep programming for Carol Stream residents.

Phone: (630) 260-7600
Outreach Community Ministries Website

Carol Stream Peacemakers

Provides restorative circles, consultation in restorative practices, and trainings for the community.

Phone: (630) 871-6280

Feeding Northwest DuPage Ministries

Feeding Northwest DuPage is a collaborative human services organization based on the belief that, together we can better help those in need. We invite people, churches, and organizations who share this community spirit to join us.

Phone: (630) 665-5188
Neighborhood Food Pantries Website

Humanitarian Service Project

Provides services to seniors, Birthday Club for children and a holiday gift program.

Phone: (630) 221-8240
Humanitarian Service Project Website

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

Family Shelter Service

Serves adult and child victims of domestic violence by providing shelter, individual and group therapy, and assistance with Orders of Protection.

24 Hour Hotline: (630) 469-5650
Family Shelter Service Website

DuPage YWCA

Provides comprehensive crisis and counseling services to victims of sexual assault. Provides assistance with the State of Illinois child-care subsidy program.

24 Hour Hotline: (630) 971-3927
DuPage YWCA Website

Faith Based Counseling Services

The Carlton Center, Inc.

The Carlton Center is a not-for-profit faith based organization, whose purpose is to uplift and empower individuals and families in an effort to enhance their quality of life.  The Carlton Center aims to empower families by healing relationships, supporting re-entry and transforming lives to live a better story.

Phone: (630) 755-5592
The Carlton Center

Financial Assistance

DuPage County Community Services

Provides financial assistance, linkage and referral to low-income residents and to senior citizens.

Phone: (630) 407-6500
The County of DuPage Website

Bloomingdale Township

Serves Bloomingdale Township residents with a food pantry, the General Assistance Fund and financial assistance for emergencies (must meet criteria). Provides comprehensive services for senior residents and a youth services program.

General Assistance Phone: (630) 529-9993
Senior Center Phone: (630) 529-7794
Bloomingdale Township Website
Bloomingdale Township Senior Center Website

Milton Township

Serves Milton Township residents with a food pantry, the General Assistance Fund and financial assistance for emergencies (must meet criteria).

Phone: (630) 668-1616
Milton Township Website

Wayne Township

Serves Wayne Township residents with a food pantry, the General Assistance Fund and financial assistance for emergencies (must meet criteria).

General Assistance Phone: (630) 231-7173
Wayne Township General Assistance Website

Senior Center Phone: (630) 231-7155
Wayne Township Senior Center Website

Illinois Department of Public Aid

Provides financial assistance to families and individuals who meet criteria (LINK, Medicaid card, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and other benefits).

Phone: (800) 843-6154
IL Department of Human Services Website

Homelessness and Housing Resources

Community Housing Advocacy and Development (CHAD)

Provides quality, affordable, long-term rental housing to income qualifying, hardworking individuals and families who struggle to support themselves.

Phone: (630) 456-4452
CHAD Website

Community Crisis Center

Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, temporary shelter, individual and group counseling, medical assistance, legal assistance, financial assistance and more.

Crisis Hotline: (847) 697-2380
Community Crisis Center Website

DuPage Housing Authority

Provides housing subsidies for low-income applicants on the DHA Wait List.

Phone: (630) 690-3555
DuPage Housing Authority Website

Public Action to Deliver (PADS)

Provides comprehensive services to homeless residents of DuPage County.

Phone: (630) 682-3846
PADS Website

Legal Services

DuPage Legal Aid

Provides free legal help in divorce/child custody/Plenary Orders of Protection proceedings for income-qualified applicants.

Phone: (630) 653-6212
DuPage Legal Aid Website

Prairie State Legal Services

Provides free legal help in certain civil proceedings. Assists in appeals for public benefits (SSDI, SSI).

Phone: (800) 690-2130
Prairie State Legal Services Website

Medical Services

DuPage County Health Department

Provides immunizations, pre-natal support and visiting nurses for early childhood development services. Illinois Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program – Provides free pap smears, cervical exams and mammograms for uninsured women.

Phone: (630) 682-7400
DuPage County Women's Health Programs Website

VNA Health Care of Carol Stream

Provides comprehensive family health care.

Phone: (630) 892-4355
VNA Health Care Website

ACCESS Martin Russo Family Health Center

Provides comprehensive family health care.

(630) 893-5230
ACCESS Martin Russo Family Health Care Website

Mental Health Agencies

DuPage County Mental Health Department

Provides comprehensive mental health services to residents of DuPage County.

24 Hour Hotline: (630) 627-1700
Intake for Services: (630) 682-7400 - Must meet eligibility criteria for services
DuPage County Health Department Website

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Phone: (630) 752-0066
NAMI Website

NAMI The Living Room, a drop-in center at the DuPage County Health Department, provides socialization, recreation and peer support for mentally ill residents.

Phone: (630) 752-0066
NAMI Living Room Website

Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services (WAYS)

Phone: (630) 231-7166
WAYS Website