RESOURCES FOR SENIORS
- Medical Needs: Transportation Service to dialysis and critical medical appointments will continue. All rides will be made with one passenger to ensure the safety of the rider and driver. To make an appointment, please call 630-445-9048. Critical medical appointments will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
- Schaumburg Food Pantry: Located at One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169. The Township of Schaumburg Food Pantry is open for drive through pick-up on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 pm. Bags are prepackaged with a variety of essential items. No appointment necessary. For homebound persons or additional info, call 847-732-7166
- Village of Schaumburg
Senior Program (The Barn) All programs take place at 231 Civic Dr, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Meal Program: Pick up a 5 pack of cold/frozen to go meals every Monday from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. at the Schaumburg Barn, $15 voluntary donation (we can provide envelopes to keep the donation private) that can be given upon receiving the meals. Delivery options available for homebound seniors. Call the Barn at: 847-524-7496 to register. New clients will need to fill out a form over the phone to register. The Schaumburg Barn is also willing to work with seniors on a case by case situation if needing to utilize Meals on Wheels or Mom’s Meals delivery service.
Older Adult Market: On Friday’s APRIL 10th and 24th , there will be an additional drive up older adult market from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Schaumburg Barn in partnership with Chicago Food Depository. Senior citizens 60+ will receive free fresh fruits and vegetables along with a box of shelf stable items. Supplies are limited. Call to register: 847-524-7496.
Special Saturdays: On April 11th and April 25th from 12noon-1:00 p.m. In partnership with the Rotary Club of Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates the Schaumburg Barn will provide special catered meals from local restaurants for a $3.00 suggested donation.
- Church of the Holy Spirit (Food Pantry)
Address: 1451 Bode Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60194
Main Phone: 847-882-7580 Phone During Closing: 630-336-0811
Hours: Thursdays 2-5pm
*Must bring an ID * Families may use once a month
- Trinity Charities, Inc. (Food Pantry)
Address: 927 N. Plum Grove Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60173
Hours: Thursdays: 4-6pm & Saturdays: 10am-1pm *Must bring an ID
- Living Hope Church (Food Pantry)
Address: 777 Meacham Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Hours: Thursdays 11:30-12pm – First come, first served
- Hands of Hope (Food Pantry)
Address: 5700 Bartels Road Hanover Park, IL 60133
Hours: Tuesdays 4-7pm
*Must bring ID and current utility bill *Two visits per month only
- Willow Creek Community Care Center & Food Pantry
Address: 67 E. Algonquin Rd. South Barrington, IL 60010
Hours: Tuesday: 10am-12pm
*Drive-through service only.
- FINANCIAL NEEDS:
According to Palatine Township, and on their website:
If you or someone you know is a resident of Palatine Township and has been financially impacted by the current “Shelter-In-Place”, contact Palatine Township at 847-358-6110 or send an email to: Reach@PalatineTownship-il.govA Caseworker will follow up with you to discuss what programs you might be eligible to apply for during this time of uncertainty.
- PALATINE FOOD PANTRY:
Send the completed Program Requirement Application Form, along with the required documents to: Reach@PalatineTownship-il.gov.
For forms: https://palatinetownship-il.gov/food-pantry-sign-up/ or call 847-358-3700 for more information related to the programs, visit www.palatinetownship-il.gov
- Hanover Township Food Pantry:
Curbside pick-up to serve residents in need as a result of precautions from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Pantry users are asked to fill out the shopping lists below and call ahead to place an order, or they will be greeted at the entrance with a list of items available. Township staff will carry supplies out to vehicles. For more information, visit https://www.hanover-township.org/departments/welfare-services/food-pantry
- Financial Assistance:
Residents in life-threatening situations who have minimal income for the previous 30 days. Residents can only qualify once every 18 months.
Phone: (630) 540-9085 for further details.
- General Assistance:
Hanover Township is a locally administered welfare program which provides monthly financial assistance to persons who are not eligible for any other state or federal assistance programs, and who do not have adequate income or resources to provide for their own basic needs. Any township resident, 18 yrs. or older, who is either a U.S. resident or legal alien admitted under color-of-law, is eligible. The General Assistance Program is primarily for those adults without minor children, without adequate income, and ineligible for any other monetary form of assistance.
- Other Hanover Township Resources:
Contact The Hanover Township Community Health Office for any addition needs. They are willing to work with community members on a case by case situation to help provide any resources that are not listed above.
- Emergency Dental Care Clinic will be provided by Familia Dental. For hours/locations, visit: www.familiadental.com
- Senior Shopping Hours:
Sam's Club: twice-weekly special hours for seniors, people with disabilities and those with compromised immune systems, and a "Shop from Your Car" concierge service starting Thursday, March 26. The special hours will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 a.m. "until further notice."
Aldi: On Tuesdays and Thursdays, stores will open at 8:30 a.m. and "reserve the first hour of business for vulnerable shoppers which includes "senior citizens, expectant mothers and those with underlying health concerns
Costco: is starting a twice-weekly senior shopping hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m. for members who are 60 and older
Dollar General stores will let seniors shop by themselves, for the first hour they are open.
Shop and Save Market are opening an hour early, just for seniors.
Whole Foods Market will be opening one hour early to accommodate those over 60 and people with disabilities. Schaumburg: Guests 60+ can start to shop at 8:00 am.
Jewel-Osco will reserve every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for seniors and vulnerable shoppers.
Target will reserve the first hour of shopping each Wednesday to support vulnerable guests, including the elderly and those with underlying health concerns. They open at 8 a.m.
Valli Produce--Tuesday on March 31st, they are reserving 6am to 8am every Tuesday and Thursday for senior citizens, pregnant and immunocompromised shoppers.
Elgin Fresh Market will reserve the hours of 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday "exclusively for the shopping needs of senior citizens that are 65 years of age and older, and those with physical handicaps."
Meijer: On Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-8 a.m. is reserved for essential service workers; on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-8 a.m. is reserved for senior citizens and customers with chronic health conditions.
Albertsons Companies will reserve every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for senior citizens, pregnant women, immunocompromised individuals and other at-risk groups to shop.
Mariano’s: The grocer has set aside two hours daily — 6 to 8 a.m. — for seniors and those with underlying health conditions.
Tony’s Fresh Market: Senior priority shopping hours are in effect 7-9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Trader Joe’s: Crew members will maintain an additional line outside the front door for seniors, 9- 10 a.m. daily, to expedite entry.
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market: Open 6-8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays exclusively for customers over the age of 60 and those with underlying health conditions. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, open 6-8 a.m. exclusively for essential healthcare workers and first responders.