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Nutrition

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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Administrative Offices
416 E. 43rd St., Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: (773) 729-3863

An After-School Snack and Supper program for at-risk school-age children through the age of 18 during the school year at various locations. Offered through grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) the meals are prepared by Lunch-N-More Catering and Food Service Enterprise.

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Fact Sheet

Summer Food Service Program

Administrative offices
416 E. 43rd St., Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: (773) 729-3863

Provides free, nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks, prepared and distributed to a network of community partners, churches, schools and non-profits throughout Cook County, to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play and grow throughout the summer months when they are out of school.

Summer Food Service Program Fact Sheet

WIC Food and Nutrition Centers program

Administrative Offices
4624 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL 60639
Phone: (312) 951-9659 or (773) 729-3908

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a USDA food and nutrition program administered by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS). Centers provide a variety of WIC-approved foods for eligible participants. The food centers also provide access to social services, nutritional education, job training and educational programs. 

WIC Food and Nutrition Centers Fact Sheet

CURRENT OPERATING HOURS FOR ALL SITES (Through 4/8/2020)
Monday - Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11am to 4pm


6202 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60621
Phone: (773) 488-6800

3110 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: (773) 395-1010

5332 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60609
Phone: (773) 778-1292

4622 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL 60639
Phone: (773) 205-6575.

11255 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (773) 785-1786

2400 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60623
Phone: (773) 522-7220

2907 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60616
Phone: (312) 326-5020

416 E. 43rd St., Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: (773) 924-7041
2310 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 666-4193

5125 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
Phone: (773) 378-8760

1734 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (312) 455-8595

1643 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (773) 523-0409

3932 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: (773) 533-9003

1802 E. 71st St., Chicago, IL 60649
Phone: (773) 667-3932

8959 S. Commercial Ave., Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: (773) 978-6235

1106 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60620
Phone: (773) 651-6690 







WIC Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)

Administrative Offices
4500 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
Phone: (773) 772-4427

Provides coupons to low-income families that can be exchanged for eligible food items at farmer’s markets, roadside stands, and community-supported agriculture programs. Available during July, August and September.

Seniors Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

Administrative offices
1965 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609
Phone: (773) 924-7043

Provides coupons to low-income seniors that can be exchanged for eligible food items at farmer’s markets, roadside stands, and community-supported agriculture programs. 

Seniors Famer's Market Nutrition Program Fact Sheet

Senior Congregate Meals

Hot, tasty lunch prepared and served once daily Monday thru Friday, in a Senior Center or restaurant for older adults who are physically able to come to a specific site. 

Senior Congregate Meals Fact Sheet

Dino’s Den Restaurant Congregate Meal Site (Lake County)
88 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake, IL 60020
Phone: (847) 587-6604

The Avalon Family Restaurant Congregate Meal Site (Lake County)
4821 Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone: (847) 844-0777

N&T’s Restaurant Congregate Meal Site (Lake County)
2711 Sheridan Rd., #201, Zion, IL 60099
Phone: (847) 872-7979

Round Lake Area Park District (Lake County)
814 Hart Rd., Round Lake, IL 60073
Phone: (847) 546-8558

La Casa de Isaac Restaurant (Lake County)
431 Temple, Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: (847) 433-5550

Park Place (Lake County)
414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 662-0085

Grayslake Senior Center (Lake County)
50 Library Ln., Grayslake, IL 60030
Phone: (847) 543-1041

Antioch/Lake Villa Township (Lake County)
1625 Deep Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL 60046
Phone: (847) 838-6415

Liberty Arms Senior Apartments (Lake County)
260 Larkdale Row, Wauconda, IL 60084
Phone: (847) 838-6415
Nuestro Center  (Lake County)
742 Sheridan Rd. #1, Highwood, IL 60040
Phone: (847) 681-0208

Koffee Kup Restaurant (Lake County)
30 East Main St., Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Phone: (847) 438-8110

Toluca Restaurant  (Lake County)
1419 Washington St., Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 249-5183

Wauconda Restaurant & Café  (Lake County)
405 Liberty St., Wauconda, IL 60084
Phone: (847) 526-4444

Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847) 797-5353

Josephine P. Argento Senior Center
Bernardin Manor Senior Residence
1700 Memorial Dr., Calumet City, IL 60409
Phone: (708) 832-1208
 
Hanover Township Senior Center
740 S. IL Rte. 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
Phone: (847) 797-5353

Markham Senior Golden Chateau
15652 S. Homan Ave., Markham, IL 60428
Phone: (773) 808-2961

Clyde Park
1909 S. Laramie Ave., Cicero, IL 60804
Phone: (708) 652-3545

Senior Home Delivered Meals/Meals on Wheels

Lunch prepared and usually delivered by volunteers, for those who are homebound and unable to prepare their own food due to physical or mental difficulties. In some programs an evening sack meal may be included. 

Senior Home Delivered Meals/Meals on Wheels Fact Sheet

Antioch/Lake Villa Township (Lake County)
1625 Deep Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL 60046
Phone: (847) 838-6415

Park Place (Lake County)
414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 662-0085

Round Lake Home Delivered Meals (Lake County)
116 N. Lincoln Ave., Round Lake, IL 60073
Phone: (847) 662-0085

Rich Township Senior Center
297 Liberty Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466
Phone: (708) 747-2700 
Bremen Township Senior Center
15330 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60452
Phone: (708) 687-8220

Josephine P. Argento Senior Center
Bernardin Manor Senior Residence
1700 Memorial Dr., Calumet City, IL 60409
Phone: (708) 832-1208

Arlington Heights Senior Center
Providing meals for Maine and Wheeling Townships
1801 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847) 797-5352

Senior Food and Nutrition Program (SFNP)

Administrative Offices
1965 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609
Intake: (773) 523-5758

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) supplemental food and nutrition program administered by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) for low-income Chicago residents who are 60 years and older, mothers after giving birth, and children between 5 and 6 years old, providing monthly food packages as well as nutrition education. 

Senior Food and Nutrition Program Fact Sheet

SFNP Food Distribution Sites:

SFNP Warehouse
1965 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609
Phone: (773) 523-0299

Korean Self-Help Center*
4934 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60630
Phone: (773) 545-8348

Logan Square Service Center+
3110 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: (773) 395-4207

Austin Peoples Action Center *+
5125 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
Phone: (773) 378-8760

Pilsen Service Center+
1643 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (773) 523-0409

Bronzeville Service Center+
2907 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60616
Phone: (312) 326-5020

Englewood Service Center
6202 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60621
Phone: (773) 488-6800
Southeast Service Center+
8959 S. Commercial Ave., Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: (773) 978-6235

Calumet Park Service Center
12420 S. Ada St., Calumet Park, IL 60827
Phone: (708) 597-7088

St. Blase Service Center**
7438 W. 61st St., Summit, IL 60501
Phone: (708) 563-2407

South Regional Services Center**
16100 Seton Dr., South Holland, IL 60473
Phone: (708) 333-8379

North/Northwest Regional Services Center**
1717 Rand Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone: (847) 376-2100

West Regional Services Center**
1400 S. Austin Blvd., Cicero, IL 60804
Phone: (708) 222-1491
 

* Contractual Site
** Run by Volunteers
+ Co-located within a WIC Food & Nutrition Center


 

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NUTRICIÓN


Programa de Alimentos y Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP)

Oficinas Administrativas
416 E. 43rd St., Chicago, IL 60653
Teléfono: (773) 729-3863

Un programa de bocadillos y cena después del día escolar para niños en riesgo en edades escolares hasta los 18 años, durante el año escolar en varias ubicaciones. Ofrecido a través de subvenciones proporcionadas por el Servicio de Alimentos y Nutrición (FNS, por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE.UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés). Las comidas son preparadas por Almuerzo-y-Más Catering y Empresa de Servicios de Alimentos. 

Programa de Alimentos de Verano

Oficinas Administrativas
416 E. 43rd St., Chicago, IL 60653
Teléfono: (773) 729-3863

Proporciona desayunos, almuerzos y bocadillos nutritivos gratuitamente, preparados y distribuidos a través de una red de colaboradores comunitarios, iglesias, escuelas y agencias sin fines de lucro a lo largo del Condado de Cook, para ayudar a niños en áreas de bajos ingresos a recibir la nutrición necesaria para aprender, jugar y crecer durante las vacaciones escolares del verano. 

Programa de Centros de Alimentos y Nutrición de Mujeres, Bebés y Niños (WIC) 

4624 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL 60639
Teléfono: (312) 951-9659 o (773) 729-3908

El Programa Especial de Nutrición Suplementaria para Mujeres, Bebés y Niños (WIC, por sus siglas en inglés) es un programa de alimentos y nutrición del USDA administrado por el departamento de Servicios Humanos de Illinois (IDHS, por sus siglas en inglés). Los centros proporcionan una variedad de alimentos aprobados por el WIC para los participantes elegibles. Los centros de alimentos también ofrecen acceso a servicios sociales, educación nutricional, capacitación laboral y programas educativos. 

Horarios de los Centros de Alimentos y Nutrición WIC (
Hasta el 4/8/2020):
 
Lunes - Viernes: 9am a 6pm
Sabado - Domingo: 11am a 4pm


6202 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60621
Teléfono: (773) 488-6800
 
3110 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Teléfono: (773) 395-1010

5332 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60609
Teléfono: (773) 778-1292

4622 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL 60639
Teléfono: (773) 205-6575

11255 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60628
Teléfono: (773) 785-1786

2400 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60623
Teléfono: (773) 522-7220

2907 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60616
Teléfono: (312) 326-5020

416 E. 43rd St., Chicago, IL 60653
Teléfono: (773) 924-7041
2310 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
Teléfono: (312) 666-4193

5125 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
Teléfono: (773) 378-8760

1734 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
Teléfono: (312) 455-8595

1643 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
Teléfono: (773) 523-0409

3932 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60624
Teléfono: (773) 533-9003
 
1802 E. 71st St., Chicago, IL 60649
Teléfono: (773) 667-3932

8959 S. Commercial Ave., Chicago, IL 60617
Teléfono: (773) 978-6235

1106 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60620
Teléfono: (773) 651-6690

Programa de Nutrición y Mercados de Agricultores WIC (FMNP) 

Oficinas Administrativas
4500 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
Teléfono: (773) 772-4427

Proporciona cupones a familias de bajos ingresos que pueden ser intercambiados por alimentos elegibles en mercados y programas de agricultores y puestos de venta apoyados por la comunidad. Disponible durante los meses de julio, agosto y septiembre. 

Programa de Nutrición y Mercados de Agricultores para Personas de Tercera Edad (SFMNP)

Oficinas Administrativas
1965 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609
Teléfono: (773) 924-7043

Proporciona cupones a personas de tercera edad de bajos ingresos que pueden ser intercambiados por alimentos elegibles en mercados y programas de agricultores y puestos de venta apoyados por la comunidad. 

Comidas Colectivas para Personas de Tercera Edad

Comidas calientes y sabrosas, preparadas y servidas durante la hora del mediodía, de lunes a viernes, en un Centro para Personas de Tercera Edad o un restaurante, para adultos mayores que son físicamente capaces de llegar a un sitio específico. 

Dino’s Den Restaurant Congregate Meal Site (Condado de Lake)
88 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake, IL 60020
Teléfono: (847) 587-6604

The Avalon Family Restaurant Congregate Meal Site (Condado de Lake)
4821 Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL 60031
Teléfono: (847) 844-0777

N&T’s Restaurant Congregate Meal Site (Condado de Lake)
2711 Sheridan Rd., #201, Zion, IL 60099
Teléfono: (847) 872-7979

Round Lake Area Park District (Condado de Lake)
814 Hart Rd., Round Lake, IL 60073
Teléfono: (847) 546-8558

La Casa de Isaac Restaurant (Condado de Lake)
431 Temple, Highland Park, IL 60035
Teléfono: (847) 433-5550

Park Place (Condado de Lake)
414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Teléfono: (847) 622-0085

Grayslake Senior Center (Condado de Lake)
50 Library Ln., Grayslake, IL 60030
Teléfono: (847) 543-1041

Antioch/Lake Villa Township (Condado de Lake)
1625 Deep Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL 60046
Teléfono: (847) 838-6415

Liberty Arms Senior Apartments (Condado de Lake)
260 Larkdale Row, Wauconda, IL 60084
Teléfono: (847) 838-6415
Nuestro Center  (Condado de Lake)
742 Sheridan Rd. #1, Highwood, IL 60040
Teléfono: (847) 681-0208

Koffee Kup Restaurant (Condado de Lake)
30 East Main St., Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Teléfono: (847) 438-8110

Toluca Restaurant  (Condado de Lake)
1419 Washington St., Waukegan, IL 60085
Teléfono: (847) 249-5183

Wauconda Restaurant & Café  (Condado de Lake)
405 Liberty St., Wauconda, IL 60084
Teléfono: (847) 526-4444

Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Teléfono: (847) 797-5353

Josephine P. Argento Senior Center
Bernardin Manor Senior Residence
1700 Memorial Dr., Calumet City, IL 60409
Teléfono: (708) 832-1208
 
Hanover Township Senior Center
740 S. IL Rte. 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
Teléfono: (847) 797-5353

Markham Senior Golden Chateau
15652 S. Homan Ave., Markham, IL 60428
Teléfono: (773) 808-2961

Clyde Park
1909 S. Laramie Ave., Cicero, IL 60804
Teléfono: (708) 652-3545

Comidas a Domicilio y Meals on Wheels

Comidas preparadas al mediodía, por lo general entregadas por voluntarios, para los que están confinados en su hogar y no pueden preparar sus propios alimentos debido a sus dificultades físicas o mentales. En algunos programas, también puede ser incluida una comida empaquetada para la tarde. 

Antioch/Lake Villa Township (Condado de Lake)
1625 Deep Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL 60046
Teléfono: (847) 838-6415

Park Place (Condado de Lake)
414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Teléfono: (847) 622-0085

Round Lake Home Delivered Meals (Condado de Lake)
116 N. Lincoln Ave., Round Lake, IL 60073
Teléfono: (847) 662-0085

Rich Township Senior Center
297 Liberty Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466
Teléfono: (708) 747-2700
Bremen Township Senior Center
15330 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60452
Teléfono: (708) 687-8220

Josephine P. Argento Senior Center
Bernardin Manor Senior Residence
1700 Memorial Dr., Calumet City, IL 60409
Teléfono: (708) 832-1208
 
Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W. Central Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Teléfono: (847) 797-5352
Proporcionando comidas para los Municipios de Main y Wheeling

Programa de Alimentos y Nutrición para Personas de Tercera Edad (SFNP)

Oficinas Administrativas
1965 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609
Teléfono de admisión: (773) 523-5758

Programa suplementario de alimentos y nutrición del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE.UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés) administrado por el Departamento de Servicios Humanos (IDHS, por sus siglas en inglés) y operado por Caridades Católicas, para residentes de bajos ingresos de Chicago que tengan 60 años o más, madres después del parto y niños entre las edades de 5 y 6, proporcionando un paquete de alimentos mensual además de educación nutricional. 

Sitios de Distribución de Alimentos del SFNP:

Bodega SFNP 
1965 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609
Teléfono: (773) 523-0299

Korean Self-Help Center*
4934 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60630
Teléfono: (773) 545-8348

Logan Square Service Center+
3110 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Teléfono: (773) 395-4207

Austin Peoples Action Center *+
5125 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
Teléfono: (773) 378-8760

Pilsen Service Center+
1643 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
Teléfono: (773) 523-0409

Bronzeville Service Center+
2907 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60616
Teléfono: (312) 326-5020

Englewood Service Center
6202 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60621
Teléfono: (773) 488-6800
Southeast Service Center+
8959 S. Commercial Ave., Chicago, IL 60617
Teléfono: (773) 978-6235

Calumet Park Service Center
12420 S. Ada St., Calumet Park, IL 60827
Teléfono: (708) 597-7088

St. Blase Service Center**
7438 W. 61st St., Summit, IL 60501
Teléfono: (708) 563-2407

South Regional Services Center**
16100 Seton Dr., South Holland, IL 60473
Teléfono: (708) 333-8379

North/Northwest Regional Services Center**
1717 Rand Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016
Teléfono: (847) 376-2100

West Regional Services Center**
1400 S. Austin Blvd., Cicero, IL 60804
Teléfono: (708) 222-1491
 

* Sitios Contractuales
** Dirigidos por Voluntarios
+ Ubicados dentro de un Centro de Alimentación y Nutrición WIC


Antioch/Lake Villa Township (Lake County)
1625 Deep Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL 60046
Phone: (847) 838-6415

Park Place (Lake County)
414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 622-0085

Round Lake Home Delivered Meals (Lake County)
116 N. Lincoln Ave., Round Lake, IL 60073
Phone: (847) 662-0085

Rich Township Senior Center
297 Liberty Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466
Phone: (708) 747-2700 
Bremen Township Senior Center
15330 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60452
Phone: (708) 687-8220

Josephine P. Argento Senior Center
Bernardin Manor Senior Residence
1700 Memorial Dr., Calumet City, IL 60409
Phone: (708) 832-1208

Arlington Heights Senior Center
Providing meals for Maine and Wheeling Townships
1801 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847) 797-5352
Antioch/Lake Villa Township (Lake County)
1625 Deep Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL 60046
Phone: (847) 838-6415

Park Place (Lake County)
414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 622-0085

Round Lake Home Delivered Meals (Lake County)
116 N. Lincoln Ave., Round Lake, IL 60073
Phone: (847) 662-0085

Rich Township Senior Center
297 Liberty Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466
Phone: (708) 747-2700 
Bremen Township Senior Center
15330 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60452
Phone: (708) 687-8220

Josephine P. Argento Senior Center
Bernardin Manor Senior Residence
1700 Memorial Dr., Calumet City, IL 60409
Phone: (708) 832-1208

Arlington Heights Senior Center
Providing meals for Maine and Wheeling Townships
1801 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847) 797-5352

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