Located at 3050 N. Main St., Buffalo Grove, the pantry provides nutritionally balanced food to township individuals and families who are in need of assistance. The Vernon Township Food Pantry is a community project supervised by the township. Drive-through hours are held the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month, 8–9 AM families only; 9 AM–12 PM open to all.
If you're a resident of Buffalo Grove who needs assistance with shopping or picking up medicines, contact this volunteer group. There are no delivery fees; you pay only for the groceries, household supplies, or prescriptions that are delivered, all free of contact. Ideal for anyone at high risk or unable to leave their home. To get help:
Get help finding food or shelter, securing rent or utility assistance, or connecting to other essential services:
TEXT your zip code to 898211 to speak with someone who can help, 24/7
Vernon Township has worked with Pace to offer low-cost bus rides by appointment within the township, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. The bus is sanitized periodically throughout its service hours. Arrange a ride as far in advance as possible:
CALL Vernon Township at 847- 634-4600, Monday–Friday, 8:30 AM–1 PM.
If children can stay home, they should stay home. If this isn't possible, childcare centers have been set up for groups of 10 or fewer children. For info
If you meet the income requirements, submit an application for emergency assistance to cover the costs of utility bills, rent, temporary shelter, food, and other household necessities. For more information and to apply,
Get information about your application or active programs from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
Illinois has launched Call4Calm, a free emotional support text line for Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues related to COVID-19.
TEXT “TALK” or “HABLAR” (for Spanish) to 552020 to speak with a mental health professional
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage their finances during this difficult time.
Get the info and help you need to weather this crisis.
For assistance with gas and electric bills for up to three months, call 211 or text your zip code to 898211. For Lake County residents (homeowners and renters alike). Get more info about the county's COVID Housing Relief Program (CHRP).
For customer support and payment options, also check with your service provider/s:
Xfinity is extending free access to hotspots through 2020. Nationally there are 1.5 million public Xfinity WiFi Hotspots available to anyone who needs them, including non-customers.
CALL 1-833-234-6343 (833-2FIND-HELP) for assistance with state services including