Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

LIHEAP – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Get help paying your home heating bills.

The LIHEAP program assists eligible households in paying their gas and/or electric bills.  Eligible households are determined by household size, income, geographical location, and type of fuel used.

To meet with a LIHEAP Representative, please call 630.512.9921 for an appointment.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

SNAP assists eligible people who need help buying food for themselves and their children.  Benefits are delivered electronically through the Illinois Link card, and the dollar amount is based on the number of people in a household, income, and expenses.  There is an income guideline to receive this benefit.

To meet with a SNAP Representative, please call the Pantry for an appointment, 630.512.9921.

Date: Thursday, March 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Tax Preparation and Budgeting

Clients receive information on preparing income tax returns and budgeting.  Free one-on-one consultations will be available.

A tax representative is available during tax season.
Prairie State Legal Services will answer question about income tax filings and inform about the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Date: Thursday, March 2 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

A financial advisor is available each quarter.
The Winter quarter will be scheduled soon.

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Our Mission

The West Suburban Community Pantry offers food for the hungry and resources to empower persons to improve their quality of life. Our vision is a community without hunger.

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