Niles Family Services Food Pantry

The Niles Family Services food pantry is open for Village of Niles residents for emergency purposes only. The food has been donated to our pantry to help families who have little or no food. There is a procedure in order to receive food. Please call for more information.

IMPORTANT: Special Food Pantry Procedures During COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated 6/18/2020

Receive assistance: Currently, the Niles Family Services food pantry and financial assistance program are available by appointment only. Call (847) 588-8460.

Give assistance: Donations for the food pantry are welcomed, and are being accepted by appointment only. Call (847) 588-8460.

Current Food Pantry Needs:

  • The highest priority need for donations to the food pantry right now are cleaning supplies.
  • Also needed are paper plates, plastic utensils, and cups.
  • If you prefer to donate food items, the most useful items are canned fruit, canned vegetables, tuna, cereals (individual sized), oatmeal, crackers, rice, peanut butter, jelly, Chef Boyardee cans, chili, and pasta sauce.

Online Giving
You can now donate groceries to Niles Family Services through an online campaign started by East Maine School District 63 at

State Senator Villivalam has also started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for area food pantries. Here is the direct link to the fundraiser page.

Niles Family Services encourages neighbors to look out for one another, if you know someone in need please contact (847) 588-8460 or print a Neighbor Care Card and leave for a vulnerable resident who may need assistance.

Regular Operations

During regular operations, the Food Pantry is open during the following times:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
    • 9:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M.
    • 2:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday and Friday
    • 9:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M.

The food pantry collects non-perishable items. All donations including monetary and food certificates are always welcome and are greatly appreciated.

Local Food Distribution Sites

City Line Bible Church
7333 Caldwell Ave, Niles, IL
By Appointment Only | 847- 214-3207
Food Pick Up | Saturday’s 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.
5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27

Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church
8300 N. Greenwood Ave, Niles, IL
By Appointment Only | 847- 823-2550
Food Pick Up | Wednesday’s and Saturday’s 1:00 P.M.- 3:00 P.M.

Holy Taxiarhai and Saint Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church
7373 N. Caldwell Ave, Niles, IL
By Appointment Only | 847- 647-8880
Food Pick Up | Thursday’s 11:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.

Niles Township Food Pantry
5255 Main St. Ave, Niles, IL
847- 983-0073
Available if you reside east of Harlem Ave

Maine Township Food Pantry
1700 Ballard Ave, Park Ridge, IL
847- 297-2510
Available if you reside west of Harlem Ave