Salvation Army Food Pantries Open Throughout Division

Mar 20, 2020

Updated 1/26/2021 -- The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division remains committed to Doing the Most Good for our neighbors in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Though many of our programs and worship services are suspended to keep our clients, staff, and volunteers safe, the food pantries at our individual corps community centers remain open to ensure our communities have the food and essentials they need. For the time being, to ensure the safety of our clients, our food pantries are drive-up only and clients will be given pre-packaged food. (You can also download this list to print.)

If you need financial or other assistance, call 773.205.3520 or visit your local corps community center.


Adele and Robert Stern Red Shield Center (Englewood)

845 W. 69th St., Chicago, IL  773.358.3200

Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.


Aurora Corps Community Center

550 Redwood Drive., Aurora, IL  630.897.7265

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - noon


Belvidere Corps Community Center

422 S. Main St., Belvidere, IL  815.544.3892

1st Wednesday of each month from 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Mondays through Fridays in emergency situations


Blue Island Corps Community Center

2900 Burr Oak Ave., Blue Island, IL  708.332.0100

Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

Senior Lunch Program on Fridays from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (now drive-through)


Chicago Harbor Light/Freedom Center Corps Community Center

825 N. Christiana Ave., Chicago, IL  312.667.2200

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1 - 3 p.m. as well as Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - noon


Chicago LaVillita Corps Community Center

3621 W. 24th St., Chicago, IL  773.257.0700

Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - noon


Chicago Lawn Corps Community Center

5950 S. Spaulding Ave., Chicago, IL  773.434.0488

Wednesdays from 9:45 - 11:45 a.m.


Chicago Mayfair Community Church and Community Center

5020 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL  773.794.6210

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:30 p.m. 


Chicago Midway Corps Community Center

5036 W. 47th St., Chicago, IL  773.838.8005

Wednesdays from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:30 p.m.


Chicago Midwest Corps Community Center

20 S. Campbell Ave., Chicago, IL  312.733.4801

Thursdays from 10 a.m. - noon


Chicago Temple Corps Community Center

1 N. Ogden Ave., Chicago, IL  312.492.6803

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. - noon


Cicero Templo Laramie Corps Community Center

2337 S. Laramie Ave., Cicero, IL  708.222.0177  

Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 - 3:00 p.m.


Crystal Lake Corps Community Center

290 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL  815.455.2769

Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. - noon and 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. 


DeKalb Corps Community Center

830 Grove St., DeKalb, IL  815.756.4308

Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. - noon and Thursdays from 5 - 6:45 p.m.


Des Plaines Corps Community Center

609 W. Dempster St., Des Plaines, IL  847.981.9111

Thursdays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:45 p.m.


East Chicago Corps Community Center

513 W. Chicago Ave., East Chicago, IN  219.398.2939

Monday through Thursday from 9 - 11 a.m.

Free community lunch Mondays through Fridays from noon - 1 p.m. (now being served in to-go containers from a canteen in the parking lot)


Elgin Corps Community Center

316 Douglas Ave., Elgin, IL  847.741.2304

Home goods (household cleaning and personal care) pantry on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. - noon and Thursdays from 1 - 3 p.m.

Food pantry on Saturdays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.


Evanston Corps Community Center

1403 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL  847.866.9770

Fridays from 10 a.m. - noon


Gary/Merrillville Corps Community Center

4800 Harrison St., Gary, IN  219.887.6588

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Hammond/Munster Corps Community Center

8225 Columbia Ave., Munster, IN  219.838.0380

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 - 3:30 p.m. 


Joliet Corps Community Center

300 Third Ave., Joliet, IL  815.726.4834

Mondays from noon - 3 p.m.


Norridge Citadel Corps Community Center

8354 W. Foster Ave., Norridge, IL  708.456.6220

Senior pantry: Tuesdays from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

General pantry: Wednesdays from 1  - 2 p.m.

New client pantry: Thursdays from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.


Oakbrook Terrace Corps Community Center

1 S 415 Summit Ave., Villa Park, IL  630.629.3044

Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4:00 p.m.


Rockford/Winnebago County Social Service Center

416 S. Madison St., Rockford, IL  815.972.1135

Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


St. Charles (Tri-City) Corps Community Center

1710 S. 7th Ave., St. Charles, IL  630.377.2769

Food Pantry: Monday- Friday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and Wednesday evening 5 - 7 pm by appointment only

Produce Distribution: Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Waukegan Corps Community Center

850 S. Green Bay Rd., Waukegan, IL  847.336.1880

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If you need financial or other assistance, call 773.205.3520 or visit your local corps community center.

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