Social Services

Social Services Featured Agency of the month is Elmhurst Walk-In Assistance Network.

For over 20 years, EWAN has provided our neighbors with emergency financial assistance that helps families get back on their feet. The caring people of Elmhurst unite to provide compassionate assistance to people in need in our community. The Elmhurst Walk-In Assistance Network is designed to offer emergency assistance to clients who find themselves in a difficult situation. Please visit their website for more information!

LIHEAP application is open as of 9/1/21

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists individuals with paying their gas and electric bills. They will begin accepting applications tomorrow 9/1/21. Below is more information and a link. Please feel free to contact Tracey if you need assistance with your application.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program


Social Work Office Hours:

Tuesdays from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM and Thursdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. I am also available to meet by appointment.

Contact Information:

We can connect you with services for:

  • Food
  • Mental health
  • Housing
  • Substance abuse
  • Employment
  • Social Security
  • Benefits
  • Domestic issues


Please click the link below for information on local agencies providing resources including food, housing and job searching.

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In the News

Dec. 10, 2019
Elmhurst Public Library Adds Social Worker to Staff

Dec. 20, 2019
Social services a new chapter in Elmhurst library offerings [published in Suburban Life, Dec. 20, 2019]

Social Service Programs

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