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People's Resource Center-Westmont

Address

104 Chestnut Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559

(630) 682-5402

www.peoplesrc.org

AKA:

PRC

Description:

COVID-19 Update: Until further notice, the building is closed to the public. Limited services available on modified hours or by phone, including food pantry and emergency financial assistance. Arts, Computer Training and Literacy classes provided remotely/virtually. Job Assistance services available remotely/virtually and at partner locations.
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Provides support to those in need living in DuPage County by providing food, clothing, housing and job assistance, along with other services.

Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Intake Process:

Due to COVID-19, all services except Food Pantry are provided virtually/remotely, with Emergency Financial Assistance available by phone appointment. Online Job Board available via internet 24/7.

(1) For all services, call the main number or service-specific numbers listed for more information and to register
(2) Documentation may be required to register for services, including photo ID and proof of residence.

Program Fees:

No fees

Languages:

Spanish

Eligibility:

DuPage County resident

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

September 15, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

104 Chestnut Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559

Contacts

General Email

Jenifer S Fabian

Executive Director

Phone Numbers

Main

(630) 682-5402

Adult Learning & Literacy

(630) 682-5402 x331

Art Studio

(630) 682-5402 x241

Computer Program

(630) 682-5402 x267

Fax

(630) 682-5412

Job Assistance

(630) 682-5402 x333

Rent/Mortgage Assistance

(630) 682-5402 x323

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Special Notes/Funding

Classes offered virtually until further notice.

Description

Instruction in English, math, reading skills, GED preparation and citizenship test preparation. Learning occurs in classrooms, small groups, and one-on-one sessions with volunteer tutors.

Hours

Varies by schedule

Eligibility

Residents of DuPage County

Fees

No fees

Intake Procedure

(1) Call Adult Learning and Literacy and leave a message with your name and phone number. (2) A staff member will call you to discuss your learning goals

Offered Outside of Physical Location

Yes

Geography Served

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  • Illinois
    • Dupage County
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    Description

    Instruction on painting, ceramics, collage, and other art and crafts classes from local artists. Supplies are provided.

    Availability

    Classes virtual during COVID-19 pandemic until otherwise indicated.

    Hours

    Registration by phone: (1) Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (2) Saturday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Required Documents

    Confirm any requirements over phone.

    Eligibility

    Residents of DuPage County

    Fees

    None

    Intake Procedure

    Call 630-682-5402 x278 or submit form online to register.

    Languages

    English, Spranish

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    • Illinois
      • Dupage County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      630-682-5402 x241
      Name:
      Art Studio
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      Geography Served

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      • Illinois
        • Dupage County
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        Special Notes/Funding

        Donated clothes for registered clients.

        Hours

        Monday, 8:30 am - 11:15 am, 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm Thursday, 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

        Eligibility

        Must be a registered client

        Fees

        No fees

        Intake Procedure

        (1) Visit the site during available hours (2) Purchase clothing with available points each month (3) Points do not carry over from one month to the next (4) Each family member is given 5 points to spend each month, 1 item of clothing typically costs 1 point

        Geography Served

        None

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        Special Notes/Funding

        Classes offered remotely until further notice.

        Description

        Classes in computer skills and software, including Intro to Computers, Windows Fundamentals, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Those who complete the class are eligible for a refurbished computer. Computers are also available for use during Computer Lab Hours.

        Hours

        (1) Tuesday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (2) Wednesday, 8:30 am - 11:30 am (3) Thursday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

        Eligibility

        Residents of DuPage County

        Fees

        No fees

        Intake Procedure

        Call to register for a class

        Languages

        English, Spanish

        Offered Outside of Physical Location

        Yes

        Geography Served

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        • Illinois
          • Dupage County
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          Description

          Special COVID-19 pantry hours and services. Pickup available 2 times a month. Emergency services such as financial and rental assistance also available. Several other services temporarily suspended until further notice.

          Languages

          Spanish

          Geography Served

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          • Illinois
            • Dupage County

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            630-682-5402
            Name:
            Main
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            Description

            Helps unemployed residents of DuPage County find and keep a job. Provides workshops and one-on-one job search coaching. Also partners with area employers to connect pre-screened candidates with employers seeking to hire.

            Eligibility

            (1) Residents of DuPage County (2) Registered clients.

            Fees

            No fees

            Intake Procedure

            (1) Call Job Assistance and leave a message with a name and phone number. (2) A staff person will call back to complete a phone assessment.

            Offered Outside of Physical Location

            Yes

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

            • Illinois
              • Dupage County
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              Description

              COVID-19 Update: Pick-up service only in the parking lot until further notice. Grocery pickup available once a week between 11/1/20 and 1/31/21.

              Hours

              (1) Tuesday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, (2) Wednesday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, (3) Thursday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, (4) Saturday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

              Required Documents

              Documents required include: (1) Photo ID (2) Proof of residence or living situation

              Eligibility

              Resident of DuPage County

              Fees

              No Fees

              Intake Procedure

              During COVID-19 pandemic: (1) Arrive for food pick-up at the parking lot (2) Remain in car or on the bench outside the building (3) Volunteer will bring food to you. During regular schedule: (1) Complete an intake in person during food pantry hours (2) Two visits per household per month (3) Documentation will be required at the time of intake (iv) Food pickup will take place at the parking lot (4) Clients must remain outside for service for pre-packed bags to be delivered to them

              Languages

              English, Spanish

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

              • Illinois
                • Dupage County
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                Description

                Assistance with completion and submission of the state food assistance program application.

                Hours

                (1) Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (2) Saturday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

                Required Documents

                These may include: (1) Valid photo ID (2) Proof of income (W-2, tax return, paystubs)

                Eligibility

                Residents of DuPage County

                Fees

                None

                Intake Procedure

                (1) For all services, call the main number or service-specific numbers listed for more information and to register (2) Documentation may be required to register for services, including photo ID and proof of residence

                Languages

                English, Spanish

                Geography Served

                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                • Illinois
                  • Dupage County
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                  Description

                  Online Job Board open to the public.

                  Hours

                  7 days a week, 24 hours a day

                  Required Documents

                  None

                  Eligibility

                  None

                  Fees

                  None

                  Intake Procedure

                  (1) Go to www.prctraining.org/jobs, (2) Enter 'PRC Number': 031620, (3) Enter password: 9eaaa9

                  Languages

                  English, Spanish

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                  • Illinois
                    • Dupage County

                    Telephone Numbers

                    Number:
                    630-682-5402 x333
                    Name:
                    Job Assistance
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                    Description

                    Security deposit payment assistance for those who are experiencing homelessness and are requiring this assistance to gain housing in DuPage County.

                    Hours

                    (1) Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (2) Saturday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

                    Required Documents

                    (1) Photo ID (2) Verification of household members (3) Verification of all income sources and amounts

                    Eligibility

                    (1) Residing or moving into DuPage County (2) Meet program income guidelines

                    Fees

                    No fees

                    Intake Procedure

                    (1) Call the Rent/Mortgage Assistance number to leave a message including a name, phone number, and description of the reason for the request. (2) A staff person will call back to complete an assessment by phone. (3) If appropriate, an appointment will be scheduled to complete an application. (4) All required documentation must be provided at the time of the appointment.

                    Languages

                    English, Spanish

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                    • Illinois
                      • Dupage County
                        • Addison
                        • Elmhurst
                        • Medinah
                        • Villa Park
                        • Woodridge
                      • Will County
                        • Bolingbrook
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                    Description

                    Limited emergency financial assistance for those residing or moving into DuPage County. Services available by appointment only.

                    Hours

                    (1) Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (2) Saturday, 8:00 am - 11:15 pm

                    Required Documents

                    (1) Photo ID (2) Verification of household members (3) Verification of all income sources and amounts (4) Verification of residency

                    Eligibility

                    (1) Residing or moving into DuPage County (2) Meet program income guidelines

                    Fees

                    No fees

                    Intake Procedure

                    (1) Call the Rent/Mortgage Assistance number to leave a message including a name, phone number, and description of the reason for the request. (2) A staff person will call back to complete an assessment by phone. (3) If appropriate, an appointment will be scheduled to complete an application. (4) All required documentation must be provided at the time of the appointment.

                    Languages

                    English, Spanish

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                    • Illinois
                      • Dupage County
                        • Addison
                        • Elmhurst
                        • Medinah
                        • Villa Park
                        • Woodridge
                      • Will County
                        • Bolingbrook
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3800.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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