COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses that were incurred after January 20, 2020, up to $9,000 in funeral expenses.

Illinois Vaccination Locator

You can find what vaccination locations are available at coronavirus.illinois.gov and search by zip and city. You can find pharmacies, local health departments and hospitals offering vaccine appointments. You can also search COVID-19 testing sites.

COVID-19 crisis counseling providers in Illinois

Using funding from FEMA’s Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP), Illinois Strong has partnered with community providers to offer free COVID-19 crisis counseling and other mental health services for those struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Job Training and Placement

In collaboration with the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, the Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Job Training and Placement Program helps jobseekers and workers impacted by the pandemic get back to work and find new career opportunities.

Community-Based Testing Sites for COVID-19

COVID-19 tests are available at no cost nationwide at health centers and select pharmacies. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act ensures that COVID-19 testing is free to anyone in the U.S., including the uninsured. Additional testing sites may be available in your area. Contact your health care provider or your state or local public health department for more information.

Illinois Department of Human Services Offers Online Purchasing For Groceries

This will be automatically provided to all existing Link card holders on June 2, 2020 and can be used online at Amazon and Walmart – the first retailers to provide online SNAP in Illinois. IDHS is encouraging other grocery retailers to participate to deepen and broaden the reach of this program across Illinois communities.

How to Contact the Social Security Administration during COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For the latest details and data on COVID-19 please visit the cdc.gov

Illinois Department of Public Health

To access reliable, accurate information about our local COVID-19 situation and response, please visit Illinois Department of Public Health.

Cook County Public Health

Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) serves 2.5 million residents and 127 municipalities in suburban Cook County, excluding Evanston, Oak Park, Skokie and Stickney Township, which have their own state-certified health departments.

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

For the latest details and data on COVID-19 please visit hud.gov

Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA)

CEDA will keep our essential services available to people in crisis and will be helping residents and communities who are unable to meet their basic needs.

Catholic Charities

Call: (312)-655-7700 or email: [email protected]

Food Pantries; WIC; Home Delivered Meals For Seniors; Financial Assistance; Counseling, and much more!