Help for individuals in need

At Edward-Elmhurst Health, we want to help our patients and families achieve optimal health and well-being. We understand that financial challenges can have a significant impact on someone's ability to experience good health and good health outcomes.

We found a way to help individuals and families in need. The Find Help tool makes it easy to find free and reduced-cost help for medical care, food, housing and more in your area.

Visit the site here or use the zip code search below. Language translation is also available on the site.

Making it simple to find help: How it works

Simply type in your zip code to find free or reduced-cost help near you.

The website allows you to search for services and programs in the following categories:

food Food pantry, meals, food delivery, nutrition education

housing Housing advice, maintenance and repairs, temporary shelters

goods Clothing, home goods, medical supplies, toys and gifts

transit Transportation

health Medical/dental care, mental healthcare, sexual/reproductive health

money Government benefits, financial education, insurance, loans, taxes

care Daytime care, end-of-life care, residential care, animal welfare

education Preschool, screening and exams, skills and training

work Work expenses, skills and training, workplace rights

legal Legal representation, mediation, translation and interpretation

Financial assistance

Learn more about financial assistance at Edward-Elmhurst Health.

Financial counselors can also be reached at 866-756-8348 or by email at