Hope's Front Door

Hope’s Front Door

Please consider donating diapers (especially sizes 4,5,6), toddler pull-ups (sizes from 2T – 5T), wipes, and baby lotion/powder during the month of May. Collection boxes will be in the lobby. Details here.

We address the urgent needs of our neighbors experiencing financial and health crises, offering

  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Prescription drugs
  • Medical supplies
  • Eye exams
  • Glasses
  • Dental care

We support long term changes through programs designed to break the cycle of living from crisis to crisis, providing training and resources in:

  • Financial literacy
  • Money management
  • Job search training
  • Career training
  • One-on-one job coaching
  • Access to job openings

We need partners and volunteers to help with

  • Regular programs
  • Toiletry drives
  • Diaper drives
  • School supply drives
  • Holiday toy project

In 2018, we helped over 600 children and adults in Downers Grove plus 326 homeless children and adults.


Assist needy individuals and their families and the homeless in our area by engaging, educating, and empowering.

We engage by addressing their immediate needs through vouchers

We educate through our self-sufficiency programs and referrals to community resources

We empower to make positive, sustainable changes in their lives and in the community.