Program of Illinois Department of Human Services that assists individuals and families in crisis by providing direct assistance when able and by helping clients navigate local social services.
Offers a food pantry and clothing pantry. Provides referrals to appropriate services when needing emergency housing, transportation, help with medical bills, and job searching.
Provides management of the Opportunities Quad Cities initiative, a collaboration of volunteers who have experienced success in their lives ("Navigators") who work with individuals and families struggling with poverty ("Neighbors"). Navigators support Neighbors one-on-one to connect them to specific community resources that can alleviate a barrier to success and help them move forward permanently out of poverty. Navigators have worked with Neighbors to resolve legal issues, parenting struggles, continuing education, and many other situations that keep people in poverty,
Services are offered at two separate locations in Davenport and Rock Island. The Davenport location focuses on helping individuals and families who have been victims or witnesses of crime (reported or unreported).
Open Door/Welcoming Center - Rock Island
Main Phone: (309) 793-8201
Fax: (309) 793-5323
1609 4th Street, Building 2
Agency: SAL Family and Community Services
Languages Available: English
Intake: Call or walk in
Eligibility: No restrictions
Documents Required: ID
Hours: Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
- Rock Island County
- Mercer County
- Henry County
- Scott County