New Day Drop-In Center - Joliet, IL

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364 E. Washington St
Joliet, IL 60433
: Phone: 815-722-5780

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Hours of operation: 8 - 11:45 a.m., 1 - 4:45 p.m.

The New Day Drop-In Center offers a wide variety of services for men, women and children who are low-income or are experiencing homelessness. The center’s mission is to give guests a safe place to be during the day with heating and cooling and provide services that preserve human dignity and promote positive direction.

Available services include:

    Computer Learning Center, including access to computers, email, phones, word processing and a copier
    Referrals to community resources, and case management to provide advocacy
    Job search assistance. This includes help writing, typing, editing and printing resumes; assistance with online job searches and applications; and assistance with interviewing skills and job development through Will County’s Job Force Development Council, IDES and Illinois Skill Match.
    Individual training on navigating the internet and using email
    Education on adult daily living skills
    Housing information and assistance with rental applications. Specialized intakes are available for veterans and people with disabilities
    Medical and social referrals to medical facilities and social service agencies
    Access to Bibles and Christian materials, as well as Christian movies and other movies suitable for the family
    Emergency vouchers for clothing and furniture are redeemable at our Treasure Chest Thrift Stores

Do you have items to donate? Contact New Day Drop-In Center at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact New Day Drop-In Center at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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