The Friendship Center operates two food pantries on the north side of Chicago. If you are in need please visit the location that serves your address during our hours of operation.

Bring a valid I.D. and proof of address (electrical bill, lease, etc.) on your first visit.

Red area = North Park Friendship Center’s service area
Blue area = Lincoln Square Friendship Center’s service area
Boundaries by street are listed below.

For info on the pet food pantry that occurs the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9-11am visit or view the guidelines for receiving assistance.

North Park Friendship Center

3448 W. Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

Monday 1:30–5pm
Wednesday 10am–12pm, 1–5:30pm
Friday 1–5:30pm

Service Area = red area
Touhy (north) & Montrose (south)
Pulaski (west) & California or the river (east)


Lincoln Square Friendship Center

2733 W. Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL  60625

Thursday  3–7pm

Service Area = blue area
Devon (north) & Montrose (south)
California or the river (west) & Ravenswood (east)

Contact Dean Morris, Director of Operations:


Visit the Greater Chicago Food Depository website for information on other programs near you.