We Care of Grundy County offers services ranging from Food, Clothing, One-time Rent/Mortgage Assistance, Utility, & Holiday Assistance.
We understand that anything can happen to anyone, and sometimes it is difficult to ask for help when you really need it. Our caring staff is here to help in times of crisis. You are not alone.
We Care is here to help.
On-Site food Pantry
Our on-site food pantry is available to Grundy County residents in need once every 30 days. We have food, paper goods, personal care items and more. In addition to the normal pantry, We Care offers fresh fruits & vegetables and bread daily that is collected from our local grocery stores. Please see our hours for pantry and fresh & bread times.
We Care has a large clothes closet that is free to Grundy residents in need. We have a variety of clothing for all ages and sizes, including clothing that is perfect for sprucing up for a job interview or getting back to work. The clothes closet is available to Grundy residents in need once every 30 days.
Mobile Food Pantry
We offer a mobile pantry through the Northern Illinois Food Bank each month. The food from the mobile pantry is available to residents of Grundy County regardless of income. Please click here for the current mobile pantry schedule and locations.
We can help with rent/mortgage assistance if someone experiences a short term crisis beyond their control and needs help with their rent or mortgage. Appointments can be made to discuss assistance by calling 815-942-6389 ext. 3. When coming to your appointment, please bring a current photo ID, proof of residency such as a utility bill, or a lease.
We can help with utility assistance if someone experiences a short term crisis and has a disconnection notice for a utility or a red tag for a water bill. Appointments can be made to discuss assistance by calling 815-942-6389 ext. 3. When coming to your appointment, please bring a current photo ID and a copy of the utility bill.