HOUSING RESOURCES

 

FOR THOSE IN NEED OF IMMEDIATE SHELTER

Call 311 to request transportation to the nearest shelter, or CLICK HERE to find a shelter.

 

FOR RENTERS

Emergency rental assistance is available.

 

CLICK HERE for more information on how to apply, or call 311 and ask to be connected to the community center near you to help you fill out your application.

Evictions have been halted.

Between March 13th- April 13th, the Cook County Sheriffs Office will not enforce evictions. All evictions and court dates will be rescheduled for 30 days unless otherwise agreed upon by both parties.

 

FOR HOMEOWNERS

Similar to evictions, there was a 30-day moratorium on foreclosure decisions and enforcement in Cook County.

MUTUAL AID EFFORTS

 

CHICAGO COVID-19 HARDSHIP & HELP

Transformative spaces have put together a way for individuals to request financial help from the Chicago community. CLICK HERE to find the financial help request form, or to help by donating to people in need. Important to note that vetting on this is limited due to the overwhelming needs of people but we want to support community supporting each other. 

GOOD KIDS MAD CITY GROCERY DELIVERY

The not-for-profit organization, Good Kids Mad City, is organizing grocery delivery in south and west side neighborhoods. CLICK HERE to request help or to volunteer.

COMMISSION ON VOLUNTEERISM AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

CLICK HERE to volunteer to help with state relief efforts tied to COVID-19 recovery.

 

The State of Illinois and its community partners are working to ensure the health of our citizens. To do that, we need your help. The spirit of volunteerism and community service are alive and well during COVID-19. Those that are considering volunteering have options, both in-person options as well as virtual efforts.

FOOD ASSISTANCE

CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY

CLICK HERE or CALL 773-247-3663 to find a food pantry or kitchen near you.

UNEMPLOYMENT & economic assistance

For more information on if you qualify and apply for unemployment benefits, please CLICK HERE or CALL (800) 244-5631.

CLICK HERE for more information on general economic relief and help for businesses.

CLICK HERE for Emergency Small Business Grants

HELP FOR SENIORS

CLICK HERE or call the Illinois Department on Aging Senior HelpLine 1-800-252-8966 for more information on services for Seniors.

CLICK HERE to make calls to seniors and check in on them

visit coronavirus.illinois.gov or http://www.illinoissenatedemocrats.com/covid-19 for more resources

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