Information and listings of social and community resources may be found at:
- DuPage County Community Resource Information System (C.R.I.S.).
- DuPage County Human Services
- People's Resource Center
Salvation Army Liaison
Downers Grove Township-Division of Human Services at (630) 719-6685.
Find a Food Pantry
The website for the Community Hunger Network lists food pantries that serve Downers Grove and DuPage County.
Municipal Volunteer Program
The Village is looking for volunteers to work on special projects as needed, such as electronics recycling events, general office assistance, building improvements and emergency response. If you are interested in becoming a Municipal Volunteer, please fill out the Online Application, which identifies your skills and availability. Applicants will be kept on file and called upon, as needed, or may apply for specific posted volunteer opportunities.
The Village has the following volunteer opportunities available as of February 22, 2012:
Additional volunteer opportunities throughout Downers Grove and the DuPage area may be found on the Giving DuPage website.
Home Chore Program
The Home Chore Program connects residents, in need of assistance with household chores, with local participants, 12 and older, who provide such services as: yard work, snow removal, light moving and lifting, babysitting, etc. To obtain some household help through the Home Chore Program or to sign up as a service provider, call the Village at (630) 434-5500.
For non-emergency situations of an urgent nature, contact the DuPage County Mental Health Department, Crisis Line / Central Intake number at (630) 628-1700.
Additional not-for-profit counseling service providers in the region include:
- Metropolitan Family Services (Wheaton/Woodridge) 630-784-4800,
- Community House (Hinsdale) 630-323-7500,
- Catholic Charities (Lombard) 800-240-7011,
- Naperville Community Outreach (Naperville) 630-961-2992,
- DuPage Community Clinic (Wheaton) 630-682-0639