Our Partners

Working directly with grassroots partner organizations enables the foundation to effectively target grant funds to recipients who can best benefit from the program. If you are an individual in need of emergency assistance, please contact any of the following organizations for information on available funds and eligibility guidelines.


Cabrini Green Legal Aid
Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA) seeks to transform lives by providing zealous legal advocacy enhanced by social work support. CGLA represents individuals who live in the city of Chicago with a household income less than 150% of the federal poverty guidelines and have a legal problem in areas of family, housing or criminal defense law.

740 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone: (312) 738-2452

The Catholic Charities
With 162 programs at 157 locations throughout Cook and Lake Counties, Catholic Charities serves virtually every neighborhood and parish in the Chicagoland area. For 90 years the organization has empowered families and individuals of all races and religious backgrounds to realize their full potential.

671 S. Lewis
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 782-4000
Fax: (847) 782-1030

DVLC LogoDomestic Violence Legal Clinic
The Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) provides free civil legal assistance to low income individuals in Cook County. They are dedicated to keeping families safe, using the legal system to combat domestic violence.

555 W. Harrison Street, Ste. 1900
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (312) 325-9162

LAF LogoLegal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
For over 40 years, the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF) has provided free civil legal assistance to low-income and elderly individuals in Chicago and suburban Cook County. LAF is dedicated to helping those who cannot afford legal counsel navigate the legal system and understand and safeguard their rights as a step toward achieving economic self-sufficiency.

120 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 341-1070

PADS Lake County, Inc.
PADS provides immediate, critical services to homeless families, children, men and women in Lake Countyregardless of race, gender, age, religion, disability or sexual orientation. PADS programming enables families to stay together while they work to secure permanent housing. A Safe Haven Program houseschronically homeless individuals with severe mental illnesses and substance abuse issues.

3001 Green Bay Road, Building #5
North Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (846) 689-4357

Prairie State Legal Logo

Prairie State Legal Services
Prairie State Legal Services offers free legal services for low-income persons and those over 60 who need help with serious civil legal problems. Throughout its history, Prairie State has focused on serving the most vulnerable groups in our society, including the poor, the elderly and people with disabilities.

Waukegan Office
325 West Washington Street, Suite 100
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 662-6925 and (800) 942-3940

Townships act as a liaison between residents and community resources to empower and enhance the quality of life. The township administers General & Emergency Assistance programs to assist eligible adult residents with limited resources to achieve self-sufficiency.

28000 West Cuba Road
Barrington, IL 60010
Phone (847) 381-1924

22376 W. Erhart Rd
Mundelein, Illinois 60060
Phone: (847) 223-2847

359 Merrill Court
Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone: (847) 816-6800

906 W. Muir Avenue
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Phone: (847) 234-0802

3050 N. Main St.
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: (847) 634-4600

17801 W. Washington St.
Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone: (847) 244-1101

505 W. Bonner Road
Wauconda, IL 60084
Phone: (847) 526-2631

West Deerfield
601 Deerfield Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 945-0614

1015 27th Street
Zion, IL 60099
Phone: (847) 872-2811