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ADDITIONAL FOOD & PERSONAL ITEMS COMIDA & ARTÍCULOS PERSONALES Community Hunger Network www.communityhungernetwork.org Illinois Hunger Coalition Hotline 800-359-2163; www.direct2food.org Northern Illinois Food Bank (630) 443-6910 Hands and Feet Outreach (630) 832-5580 People’s Resource Center (630) 682-5402 West Suburban Community Pantry (630) 512-9921

Programs

October 2012 Program Schedule Sun

October • octubre

ESL Class 9-11:20

Job Support (9-12)

ESL Class 9-11:20 Job Support 9-12

Benefits 12-3pm

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Benefits 2-5:30

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3 Job Support (9-12)

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Job Support ESL Class 9-11:20 (9-12) Benefits 10-3pm

Someone to talk to 10-12pm

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VETERANS SERVICES SERVICIOS PARA LOS VETERANOS Veterans Assistance Commission of DuPage County, 630-407-5655

Someone to talk to 10-12pm

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Programas

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Someone to talk to 2-7pm Computer class 5:30-7 11 ESL Class 9-11:20

Benefits 12-3pm

Job Support 9-12

Intro to Computers 1:30-3:00 pm

Someone to talk to 2-7pm Computer class 18 5:30-7

Benefits 2-5:30

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saturday Pantry (8am12pm)

Legal Support 9-11am Job Support 8-12 Benefits 10-12pm ALL MY MONEY 9-10am

5 Benefits 10-12pm

6 Job Support 8-12

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Legal Support 9-11am Job Support 8-12 Benefits 10-12pm ALL MY MONEY 9-10am

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Job Support (9-12)

ESL Class 9-11:20

Legal Support 9-11am Job Support

Benefits 12-3pm

Job Support 9-12

Benefits 10-12pm

Intro to Computers 1:30-3:00 pm

Veterans Someone to talk to Assistance 2-7pm 9am-2pm Computer class 25 26 5:30-7

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Job Support ESL Class 9-11:20 (9-12) Benefits 10-3pm

ESL Class 9-11:20

Friday

Benefits 2-5:30

Job Support (9-12)

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Job Support ESL Class 9-11:20 (9-12) Benefits 10-3pm

Someone to talk to 2-7pm Computer class 4 5:30-7 Job Support 9-12

Benefits 12-3pm

Someone to talk to 10-12pm

SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES SERVICIOS PARA LOS PERSONAS MAYORES DuPage County Senior Citizens Services Call (630) 407-6500; Toll free 800-942-9412

1871 High Grove Lane • Naperville, IL 60540 Phone: (630) 355-3663 (FOOD) • Fax: (630) 355-0562 Email: info@loaves-fishes.org Website: www.loaves-fishes.org

Thursday Pantry (2pm-7pm)

Job Support ESL Class 9-11:20 (9-12) Benefits 10-3pm

HEALTH CARE ASISTENCIA MÉDICA Access DuPage (630) 510-8720 Information on eligibility for DuPage Community Clinic health care programs DuPage Community Clinic (Dental), Wheaton (630) 690-7450 DuPage Community Clinic (Medical) Wheaton (630) 690-0639 DuPage County Health Department Community Health Services, Wheaton (630) 682-7400 WIC (Women, Infants & Children nutrition program) 1-800-323-4769

La nueva despensa está situada en el parque empresarial al este de la Ruta. 59 y al sur de N. Aurora Rd.

Wednesday Pantry (10am-3pm)

Someone to talk to 10-12pm

GENERAL EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE SERVICIOS DE URGENCIA GENERAL LIHEAP (Heating & energy assistance) (630) 407-6500 Catholic Charities, Lombard (630) 495-8008 Naperville C.A.R.E.S. (630) 369-0200 (Naperville residents only)

Loaves & Fishes is located in the business park just east of Rt. 59 and south of N. Aurora Rd.

Tuesday Pantry (10am-3pm)

Job Support Benefits 10-3pm (9-12)

English Tutoring Literacy DuPage (630) 416-6699

Where are we located? Dónde estamos?

Monday

Benefits 2-5:30

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8-12

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Job Support (9-12)

Benefits 12-3pm

Someone to talk to Intro to Computers 10-12pm 30 1:30-3:00 pm 31

Are you a veteran?

The State of Illinois is committed to making sure that our military heroes and families receive the benefits they rightfully deserve when they return home. In addition to the federal benefits available, Illinois has a number of its own benefits for the state’s veterans and family members. Make an appointment to meet with a representative of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs at Loaves & Fishes on Friday, October 26 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

VETERANOS

El Estado de Illinois quiere asegurarse de que nuestros héroes militares y sus familias reciban los beneficios que con todo derecho merecen cuando retornan a sus hogares. Adicionalmente a estos beneficios disponibles,Illinois tiene un número de beneficios para los veteranos del estado y miembros de su familia. Haga una cita para reunirse con un representante del Departamento de Asuntos de los Veteranos de Illinois, en Loaves and Fishes durante los días Viernes, 26 de octubre de 9 a.m.-2 p.m.


Support Services in DuPage County

Programs/Programas Loaves & Fishes has partnered with leading local organizations to offer better access to a variety of community services. Take advantage of these on-site programs at Loaves & Fishes, from food stamps to job search support. Call us at 630-355-3663 to talk with someone about the assistance you need.

Legal Consultations Need to speak to an attorney about a legal problem you have? Loaves and Fishes, in partnership with the Collins Law Firm of Naperville, will offer free on-site legal consultations to limited-income families who need assistance. Consultation sessions are available on Friday, October 5 and October 19, from 9am - 11am at Loaves & Fishes. Appointments are required.

All My Money Don't miss this 6-session workshop that will help you with your personal finances and money challenges. Sessions start Saturday, Aug. 25 (9–10 a.m.) at Loaves & Fishes. Sign up now at the reception desk. Todo Mi Dinero No se pierda este taller de 6 sesiones que le ayudará con sus finanzas personales y desafíos económicos.Las sesiones comienzan en Agosto 25 (9-10 am) en Loaves & Fishes. Inscríbase en el escritorio de la recepción.

English Language Classes Develop your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills necessary for work, education and everyday communication. Classes run 16 Weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 21 to Dec. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Classes are taught by College of DuPage.Register at the Loaves & Fishes reception desk. GRATIS idioma Inglés clases Inglés para Adultos Gratis como Segundo idioma el desarrollo de la lectura, escritura, comprensión auditiva y expresión oral necesarias para el trabajo, la educación y la comunicación diaria. 16 semanas de clase, martes y jueves, 21 de Agosto a diciembre 06, 9:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Regístrese en Loaves & Fishes escritorio de recepción.

Emotional Support: Someone to Talk To Many people, both children and adults, struggle with emotional and physical hardship. Counselors from Samaritan Interfaith and Fox Valley Institute can help with encouragement and advice for you, your family, or your friends. APOYO EMOCIONAL (Samaritan Interfaith)) Mucha gente,niños y adultos luchan con sufrimientos emocionales y fìsicos.Los consejeros de Samaritan Interfaith pueden ayudarle, apoyarle y aconsejarle a Ud, su familia y sus amistades

Nutrition Programs The pantry offers healthy food options according to families’ individual needs. Watch for the Smart™ labels and put something SMART in your cart! La despensa trabaja arduamente para ofrecer opciones de alimentos saludables de acuerdo a las necesidades individuales de las familias. Ponga algo SMART en su carro de compras Mantener una dieta saludable le ayudará a sentirse Y lucir muy bien!

Computer Classes Learn to use a computer no matter what your skill level. These free classes, sponsored by the People’s Resource Center, teach computer and internet fundamentals. Classes are held at Loaves & Fishes on Thursday evenings, from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, and on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.Students who complete the classes will receive a free computer. Attendance is limited. Register at the front desk to reserve your spot. Clases de Computación Gratis Jueves, Julio 12 a Agosto 23 5:30-7:00 pm, y el miércoles por la tarde 11 de julio al 22 de agosto 1:30-3:00 Loaves and Fishes Esta clase para principiantes enseña fundamentos de Computación e Internet. Los estudiantes recibirán una computadora al completar las clases. Acompáñenos y aprenda a usar la computadora sin importar su nivel de conocimiento. Inscríbase en la recepción de Loaves and Fishes. Las clases serán dictadas por People's Resource Center.

Public Benefit Assistance If you are facing an emergency, or need help in understanding the community assistance that might be available to you or your household, a representative from Loaves & Fishes can help you. • Illinois Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program (SNAP) Submit your application online for additional food for your family. Benefits are provided on the Link Card, an electronic card that can be used at most grocery stores.

• Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

This assistance program helps eligible households pay winter gas or electric bills. Documents must be made available during the appointment.

• Emergency housing or medical needs Appointments can be made at the reception desk. • SNAP El programa de asistencia de nutrición suplementaria de Illinois puede ayudarle con los costos de la comida. Los beneficios se proveen a través de la tarjeta Link– una tarjeta electrónica que puede ser usada en la mayoría de las tiendas de alimentos . Nuestro representante trabajará con Ud durante para enviar la aplicación. • El PROGRAMA DE ASISTENCIA DE ENERGIA PARA HOGARES DE BAJOS INGRESOS (LIHEAP por sus siglas en Inglés) ayuda a hogares elegibles a pagar costos eléctricos o de gas durante el invierno. Nuestro representante trabajará con Ud durante para enviar la aplicación.

Job Search Support Job coaches offer technical and practical job search support for anyone who is unemployed or looking for a job change. Work one-on-one at Loaves & Fishes with a coach to improve your resume, networking techniques and interviewing skills. Make an appointment to get help with your job search. APOYO EN LA BÚSQUEDA DE UN EMPLEO Haga una cita para ser ayudado con la búsqueda de empleo . Asesores de carrera de Loaves & Fishes ofrecen ayuda técnica y práctica para la búsqueda de empleo para todo el que está desempleado o buscando un cambio de empleo. Trabaje uno a uno con un asesor para mejorar su resumé,técnicas de red de trabajo y habilidades para entrevistas.

Servicios de apoyo en el condado de DuPage For assistance in locating a service, please call DuPage County Community Services, Information and Referral: 630-407-6500; Toll free: 800-942-9412. For deaf and speech impaired help by phone, dial 711. By internet, visit www.dupageco.org/humanservices. All services are based on eligibility requirements. Si necesita ayuda para encontrar un servicio, llame a DuPage County Community Services, Information and Referral: 630-407-6500; Gratis: 800-942-9412. Para los que están sordos o que tiene dificultades al hablar, pulse 711. Por la Internet ingrese a : www.dupageco.org/ humanservices. Todos los servicios se basan en requisitos de eligibilidad.

TOWNSHIPS IN DUPAGE COUNTY MUNICIPIOS DEL CONDADO DUPAGE

Local government offices are available for food, utilities (LIHEAP), housing, transportation, and other general assistance: Naperville Township (630) 355-2786 Addison Township (630) 530-8161 Bloomingdale Township (630) 529-9993 Downers Grove Township (630) 719-6610 Lisle Township (630) 968-2087 Milton Township (630) 668-1616 Wayne Township (630) 231-7140 Winfield Township (630) 231-3591 York Township (630) 620-2400

DUPAGE COUNTY REFERRAL (Partial Listing) HOUSING ASSISTANCE ASISTENCIA DE VIVIENDA Bridge Communities (Transitional Housing) (630) 545-0610 Catholic Charities (630) 495-8008 Community Housing Advocacy & Development (630) 456-4452 DuPage P.A.D.S. (630) 682-3846 Family Shelter Service (Domestic Violence) (630) 469-5650 World Relief –DuPage (630) 462-7566 360 Youth Services (630) 961-2992 CAREER & EMPLOYMENT SERVICES SERVICIOS DE EMPLEO Community Career Center (630) 961-5665 WorkNet DuPage (630) 955-2030 CLOTHING & FURNITURE ROPA & MUEBLES Calvary Church (630) 585-3231 Goodwill (630) 357-6258 Salvation Army (630) 629-4948 Sharing Connection, Downers Grove (630) 971-0565 Continued on back

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