Holiday Assistance

Each year HCS Family Services provides gifts to over 1,000 local children, as well as holiday meals to local families and seniors.  HCS Family Services works with a wide variety of philanthropic groups, churches, and civic groups who are interested in purchasing items for families who are unable to buy family gifts. You can also support the Holiday Assistance program by making a donation of any amount.  Donate now!

2018 Holiday Assistance Guidelines

Who is eligibleHouseholds with children (18 and younger) and seniors (60 and older).

To applyApplications for holiday assistance will be available beginning Monday, October 2, 2017 at HCS Family Services (19 E. Chicago Avenue, Hinsdale).  Applications must be completed and returned to HCS Family Services on one of the following dates.

Monday, October 2, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 8:00 – 10:00 am
Friday, October  6, 2017 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Monday, October 9, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:00 – 10:00 am
Friday, October 13, 2017 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:00 – 10:00 am
Friday, October 20, 2017 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Monday, October 23, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:00 – 10:00 am
Friday, October 27, 2017 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Monday, October 30, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Please be prepared to provide the following paperwork when registering your application.

  • Picture ID – for adult head of household registering
  • Proof of residency that is current – lease, utility bill, etc.
  • Proof of residency for each child(ren) – report card, Medicaid card, etc.
  • ID for each child – Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, School ID or report card, Medicaid card, proof of guardianship.

Completion of an application does not guarantee assistance.

Questions?
Contact HCS Family Services at (630)323-2500.