Food Insecurity

Food insecurity refers to anyone facing a lack of access to an adequate amount of food. If you are in need of food assistance, the organizations listed below can provide food at no cost and are located near the Berkeley area. The library’s intern can help you in contacting these agencies to verify their eligibility criteria as well as providing information on additional organizations working to address food insecurity.

Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry

   1083 S. York Street

   Elmhurst, IL 60126

   (630) 782-1066

   https://www.eyfp.org/

   Hours: Monday 6:30pm-8pm, Thursday 1pm-4pm and 6:30pm-8pm, Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm.

   Eligibility: Residents of Berkeley, Elmhurst, Hillside and surrounding suburbs. Photo ID and current utility bill is needed.

Meals on Wheels

   Sharp Community Center

   1609 36th Avenue

   Melrose Park, IL 60160

   (708) 316-7488

   https://mowfni.org/meals-on-wheels/cook-county/north-proviso-township/

 

   Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-2pm (delivery times).

   Eligibility: Resident of North Proviso Township, 60 years or older, unable to leave home for health reasons or physically              unable to prepares meals at home.

Westchester Food Pantry

   1938 S. Manheim Road

   Westchester, IL 60154

   (708) 927-4826

   http://westchesterfoodpantry.org

   Hours: Wednesday 4pm-7pm, Saturday 9am-11am. 

   Eligibility: Residents of Berkeley, Bellwood, Hillside, and surrounding suburbs. Photo ID and current utility bill is needed.