If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.
For information about the City of Chicago’s Homeless and Emergency Services, call 311 or visit here.
Emergency Homeowners and Renters Relief Program
Starting August 10th, renters will be able to apply for grants of up to $5,000 each to cover rent. Starting August 24th, Homeowners can apply for up to $15,000 mortgage-relief grants from the Illinois Housing Development Authority. The $150 million Emergency Rental Assistance Program is expected to help about 30,000 people in the state.
For additional information and how to apply visit “Illinois Housing Development Authority” at:
If you need assistance to prevent becoming homeless, please call our office at (773) 645-8900 x102.
Shelter & Food Resources
To find a shelter, food pantry or soup kitchen near you, click here to be directed to the services locator of the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
To speak with a case worker at one of the Community Service Centers of the Department of Family and Support Services, please click here.