WELCOME!

The Care Center exists to meet the needs of our surrounding communities. We strive to provide practical assistance that can inspire hope and empower people toward a more stable future.

The Care Center exists to meet the needs of our surrounding communities. We strive to provide practical assistance that can inspire hope and empower people toward a more stable future.

If life has you feeling stuck, overwhelmed or in need of a little help, our doors are open to you. Visit the Care Center to connect to services that can help meet the needs of you and your family, including food, children’s clothing, employment assistance, legal aid and more. 

Get Help

We believe everyone has gifts they can use to love and serve others. Find a volunteer opportunity at the Care Center or in the local community that fits your interests and skills.

Get Involved
"Upon entering the Care Center I was welcomed with open arms, compassion and complete understanding that life can be hard."
"I appreciate that I'm treated as a person and not as a charity case by the Care Center volunteers."
"I always feel like my time is valuable to those I meet at the Care Center and that there is genuine concern for what I am going through."

Featured Events

Mar
19
South Barrington
RESTART Community
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mar
20
South Barrington
One-on-one Employment Counseling
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Mar
20
South Barrington
HIRE-WAYS - Helping Individuals Return to Employment
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Mar
20
South Barrington
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development Phase 1, 2 & 3
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Mar
20
South Barrington
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development Phase 1, 2 & 3
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Mar
26
South Barrington
RESTART Community
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mar
27
South Barrington
One-on-one Employment Counseling
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Mar
27
South Barrington
HIRE-WAYS - Helping Individuals Return to Employment
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

About Us

The Care Center’s story began in 1981 with a simple food distribution project and has since grown to serve over 13,000 families each year. Learn more about our history, mission and values and sign up for an upcoming Care Center tour.

About Us

First Time Guests

We want your first visit to the Care Center to be a positive experience for you and your family. Learn about what to expect during your first visit and what to bring with you to help us best serve you.

First Time Guests

Locations

Willow Creek Care Center | South Barrington

67 Algonquin Rd.
South Barrington, IL 60010
224-512-2600

[email protected]

Hours of Operation

Mondays 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesdays 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursdays 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Fridays Closed
Saturdays 8:30–10:30 a.m.
Sundays 1:30–3 p.m.