Free Vision Clinics for DuPage County residents to be held on March 8th and April 5th

Spectrios Institute for Low Vision will be hosting 2 days of free vision clinics for low income DuPage County residents.  Registration is on a first come-first serve basis.  Pre-registration is mandatory as spots are limited.  Preference will be given to individuals with pre-existing health conditions that can lead to loss of vision or any other form of eye disease. 

The clinics will be held on Friday, March 8, 2019 and on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm at 219 East Cole Avenue in Wheaton.  A spanish language flyer is also being distributed for the benefit of the community. 

For more information or to register, interested parties are requested to call Patient Services at 630-690-7115 extension 123.  

Changes to SNAP Benefits for February 2019 due to U.S. Government Shutdown

Due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for February 2019 will be available on Link cards on or before January 20, 2019.  These benefits are intended for use in February, and therefore no additional benefits will be delivered to link cards in February. 

Loaves & Fishes Welcomes Moms with Preschool Children for Wellness Event

Loaves & Fishes Community Services in Naperville will be a hosting a wellness event for mothers with young children ranging from infancy to 5 years of age.  The first event is scheduled to be held in January 10, 8:30am - 11:30am, followed by two more sessions on February 21 and March 14 respectively.    The sessions will be held at 1871 High Grove Lane in Naperville.

Interested individuals are requested to register for a free developmental screening and enjoy creative hands-on tips on nutrition for children from Linsa Lentz from the University of Illinois Extension Program. There will also be free grocery pick-up for all eligible participants.  Those interested can call 630-355-3663 or visit for more information.