Resources/ Assistance for Those in Need

1. Cook Couty Physicians Cooperative (assistance with medical costs for financially eligible) Vista Health Center of Cook County 1585 Rand Road, Palatine, IL 847-934-7969

2. Access to Care (low income medical assistance) 708-531-0680

3. WIC (Women, Infants and children) food assistance program for  low to medium income pregnant & breastfeeding women and their children age 5 and below) www.dhs.state.il.us

4.  CEDA (Il Dept. of Public Aid Food Distribution) to empower families to become self sufficient.  For the financially eligible, it helps with food, scholarships and energy assisistance. www.cedaorg.net

5. Community Childcare Center of Palatine Township/ Children's Home & Aid Society, (sliding scale day care). 721 S. Quentin Rd palatine, IL 847-991-1030.

6. Catholic Charities. Wide varities of services. www.catholicharities.net

7.Well Baby Clinic (immunizations and checkups for healthy children 0-5) www.idph.state.il.us

8. Headstart (preschool program with transportation , meals, medical, dental) www.ilheadstart.org

9 IL Dept. of Public Aid.- Palatine Township Office 847-358-6700 IDPA- 1-800-972-5829. (food stamps/ subsidized housing/ green card/ financial asistance)  www.hfs.illinois.gov

10. Displaced Homemakers Program through Harper College Woman's Program (helps with education expenses) www.goforward.harpercollege.edu

11. Illinois State Scholarships/Pell Grants www.financialaid.ilstu.edu

12.Cook County Housing Authority.  (providing shelter for elderly, families and disabled with low-mod. income) www.thehacc.org

13. Lifeline & Link-up-Illinois (partial subsidy of monthly localphone bills. universal telephone assistance program for low income households) www.linkupillinois.org