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Emergency Assistance

For eligible clients who have completed our detailed application, provided required documentation and been approved by our Resource Committee, CARES can provide emergency financial assistance to help pay:

  • Rent
  • Rental deposit
  • Utilities
  • Car or insurance payments 
  • Child care
  • Certain other essential needs

Please read the following testimonial about this program:

“Thank you and the Naperville CARES family for helping me when I needed it most.  I  am extremely grateful for the assistance and additional resources and referrals made available to me.  Your kindness and caring will not be forgotten.  God Bless.”

— CARES Client

Required Documentation:

  • You must be a resident of Naperville or a registered member of a Naperville congregation.
  • Your must provide photo I.D.'s, social security numbers or birth certificates for all residents of the household.
  • The name, address, and phone number of the employer of any currently employed members of the household.
  • The name, address, and phone number of your landlord where applicable.
  • Verification of monthly expenses and all sources of income.
  • A lease, mortgage statement or Section 8 statement to show proof of residency.

Contact us for more information including how to apply for our emergency assistance.