Illinois Food Banks
Illinois has several food banks that can provide you with free food. To help you get started, we have provided some Illinois Food Bank links below.
Food Banks in Illinois
Food Banks in Illinois serve hundreds of churches and other nonprofit agencies in distributing free food to those in need. Additionally, the phone book is a good place to find local churches, synagogues, and food kitchens that may be able to help you with food and clothing needs. We have listed a few Illinois food bank websites to help you get started, but there are more if you take the time to search for them.
Illinois Foodbank Websites
Illinois Emergency Food Program list includes Food Pantries , Soup Kitchens and Homeless Shelters
Food Banks in Other States
Click here to find food banks in other states
Additional Areas of Interest
Illinois child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.
Illinois Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.
Illinois WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.
Illinois Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.
Illinois Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.
Illinois child welfare agency can help with pregnancy, parenting, and foster care.
Illinois Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.
We have also provided information on Nutrition Help and Nutrition and Diet for Pregnant Women. Additionally, on the website Pregnancy And Children, you will find information about Eating and Nutrition During Pregnancy as well as Being Healthy Before and During Pregnancy and Weight Gain During Pregnancy.
Government Assistance Programs
As part of our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself we have created a huge database of information we feel you will find helpful. Please click the following link to see our list of government assistance programs.