Oak Park and River Forest Social Services Resource Guide

Oak Park and River Forest Townships have updated and published a COVID-19 Social Services Resource Guide linked here:

This guide was compiled with the the help of the Community Mental Health Board and seeks to make information more readily available during this difficult time. The guide includes information about mental health and psychiatric services, on-site services for COVID-19 testing, … Read the rest

Eviction Moratorium Extended

Governor Pritzker has extended an Illinois moratorium on evictions until July 31st, and has also announced that a new state grant program will begin in August to help those who are behind on rent.

The rental program will be run by the Illinois Housing Development Authority offers grants of up to $5,000 to provide emergency rental assistance. Assistance will be … Read the rest

Help For Illinois Families

Does your family or someone in your community need emergency assistance to help cover costs for utility bills, rent, temporary shelter, food, and other household necessities? The Pritzker Administration, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), has launched a new initiative to help Illinois families access and afford home energy assistance and other essential services … Read the rest

Chicago COVID-19 Resource Finder

As we head into month three of lock-down measures, it can feel really overwhelming to stay up to date on COVID news and find the resources you need to support family members and loved ones during this time! Check out the Chicago COVID Resource Finder pulled together by the City Bureau. The website lists over 1,300 resources including information about … Read the rest