If you, or someone you know needs help call Together We Cope at (708) 633-5040.

Click here for the Together We Cope Client Services schedule.

Our receptionist will ask for your name, phone number(s), size of family, address and which type of help is needed. A case manager will return your call.

Urgent services

  • shelter assistance
  • flood- or fire-victim assistance
  • medication assistance
  • domestic violence assistance

Financial services

  • housing assistance (rent/mortgage/security deposit)
  • utilities assistance (gas/electric/water)

Non-financial services

  • food
  • clothing
  • transportation
  • referrals and resources

The mission of Together We Cope is bridging the gap for Southland residents in temporary crisis by providing food, shelter, clothing and referrals, empowering them to return to self-sufficiency.

Bring your ID.

Bring to the pantry an ID and a piece of mail, postmarked within the last 60 days that shows your current address. Individuals residing within our service area boundaries are eligible to receive groceries for themselves or their families once a month. Individuals who do not live within our service area are allowed one bag of emergency food, one time per year.

Seek help from your township office

Food, health, and other services are often available from local churches and your township office.

Bremen Township Produce Mobile

Click here for additional information about the Produce Mobile, sponsored by Together We Cope and Bremen Township. Cost-free produce is distributed once a month at the Bremen Township Markham Office.

map of the 4 townships that make up the service area of Together We Cope
The area of Mount Greenwood is not included in our service area because it is a part of the City of Chicago.


TWC serves residents of Bremen, Orland, Palos, and Worth Townships.

Do you live outside of our service area?

Click here for contact information for townships outside of TWC’s service area.

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Nu2u is the resale shop of Together We Cope. Every purchase made at Nu2u helps Together We Cope assist neighbors in need in four townships bounded by 87th street on the north to 183rd Street on the South, and between Will-Cook Road (County Line Road) on the west and Western Avenue on the east. Residents of this area (excluding the Mt. Greenwood neighborhood) are eligible for assistance from Together We Cope.