Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

Food Pantries

There are a number of pantries and soup kitchens of all sizes throughout the ward. Those that provide case management services in addition to food are able to help consumers address the root causes of poverty so that they have a stronger chance of becoming more self-reliant.

New Seed Pantry
4716 N Malden St
(312) 450-5021
Hours of Operation: Last two Sunays: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Boundaries: Cook County

Cornerstone Community Outreach
4626 N Clifton Ave
(773) 271-8163 x25
Hours of Operation: Wednesday: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Boundaries: Cook County

St. Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church
4827 N Kenmore Ave
(773) 878-5507
Hours of Operation: Tuesday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm; 2nd and 4th: Friday: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Boundaries: N: 4600 N of Wilson; S: 5600 S of Bryn Mawr; E: 1400 E of Clark and W: 146 W of Marine Dr.

Department of Family & Support Services
5050 N. Broadway
(773) 907-4100
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Chicago Uptown Ministries
4720 N Sheridan Rd
(773) 271-3760
Hours of Operation: Monday and Wednesday: 8:45 am – 10:15 am;
Emergency: Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Boundaries: Ravenswood – Lake and Montrose – Byn Mawr

American Indian Center
1630 W Wilson Ave.
(773) 275-5871 x12
Hours of Operation: Thursday: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Boundaries: Zip Code: 60640

St. Mary of The Lake Community Center
4220 N Sheridan Rd.
(773) 525-8610
Hours of Operation: Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Boundaries: S: Irving Park – N: Leland; E: Lakeshore Dr – W: Clark

Ezra Mulit-Service Center (The JUF Uptown CAFE)
900 W. Wilson Ave
(773)-275-0866
Meals are served Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, and Sunday from 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Lakeview Pantry
3831 N Broadway
(773) 525-1777 x14
Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Boundaries: W: Racine – E: Lake Shore Dr; N: Montrose – S: Fullerton

Soup Kitchens

St. Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church
4827 N Kenmore Ave.
(773) 878-5507
Hours of Operation: Tuesday and Friday: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cornerstone Community Outreach
4626 N Clifton Ave
(773) 271-8163 x25
Hours of Operation: Saturday: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Preston Bradley Center
Lil Fishes
941 W Lawrence Ave
(773) 784-6633
Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 11:30

Uptown Baptist Church
1011 W. Wilson Ave
(773) 784-2922
Hours of Operation: Mondays at 5pm