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 during COVID-19. Check out the following link for more information about who qualifies for assistance and how to apply.