COVID-19 Information


Greater Chicago Food Depository

You can navigate the website linked above to locate food pantries within Cook County.  The Food Depository is part of a united community effort working to bring food, dignity, and hope to Cook County families.  They act as the hub for a network of more than 700 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other programs.

Feeding America

You can search for pantries outside of Cook County at the link above.



Rental and Mortgage Relief

Governor Pritzker Announces Programs for Rental and Mortgage Relief

IHDA has developed programs for Emergency Rental Assistance and Emergency Mortgage Assistance for households who have lost income due to COVID-19. 

  • Applications for Emergency Rental Assistance will be available and accepted on August 10 through August 21, 2020.
  • Applications for Emergency Mortgage Assistance will be available and accepted on August 24 through September 4,2020.

If you need immediate assistance, please speak with your landlord or mortgage servicer about your specific situation.




Nicor Assistance Information