List Of Food And Medicine Resources Available For Chicagoans

WBBM Newsradio Staff
June 05, 2020 - 8:44 am
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The City of Chicago wants to remind residents that there are many resources available for food and prescription medicine across the city.
 
Greater Chicago Food Depository 
 
From popup and mobile pantries to soup kitchens, the Greater Chicago Food Depository has dozens of food options in just about every neighborhood. Visit their website to find the site nearest you.
 
Chicago Public Schools
 
Chicago Public Schools is providing breakfast and lunch to families with school-age children, visit their website for the closest CPS grab-and-go meal site.
 
Pharmacies
 
For help with filling prescriptions, visit RX Open for a list of open pharmacies, some of which also carry groceries for one-stop-shopping.
 
Women Infants Children
 
WIC (Women Infants Children) offers nutritious foods for women and children to the age of 5. Some locations even offer phone service and curbside pickup. For WIC assistance, contact the Chicago Department of Public Health at 312-747-9140.
 
311
 
311 can assist with the nearest food pantry locations or emergency food giveaways associated with COVID-19 and other emergency situation.
 
Community Organizations
 
Community organizations across the city are stepping up in additional ways to support individuals and businesses. Please also look to additional resources that may be available in your neighborhood.