SERVICE RESOURCES DIRECTORY

Are you looking for a service that we don’t cover? Hopefully we can point you in the right direction with this listing of area service providers.

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities provides a wide range of social services to residents of Lake and Suburban Cook counties. These services include (but are not limited to) emergency assistance, veterans services, affordable housing options, and legal assistance. 

 

721 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL, 60654
(312) 655-7700
Category
Homeless Assistance, Veterans' Programs, Housing - Senior & Other Assistance, Legal Aid Services
Location
Northside
Citywide
Southside
Westside

Chicago Bungalow Association (CBA)

The Chicago Bungalow Association equips homeowners with energy efficiency grants and educational resources to maintain, preserve, and adapt their Chicago bungalows and vintage homes. The CBA has partnered with ComEd and Peoples Gas to provide customers with free home energy upgrades that may include free weatherization services and the installation of free energy-saving products. 

53 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 740, Chicago, IL, 60604
(312)-675-0300
Category
Home Efficiency Services, Home Repair Services & Assistance
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Chicago Housing Authority (CHA)

The Chicago Housing Authority oversees public housing in Chicago and distributes Housing Choice Vouchers to eligible individuals and households. 

Multiple locations, main office at 60 E. Van Buren, #12, Chicago, IL, 60605
(312)-742-8500
Category
Housing - Public
Location
Citywide
Northside
Northside
Westside

Chicago Legal Clinic

Offers low cost legal services on a sliding scale based on income.

2938 E. 91st Street Chicago, Illinois 60617
118 N. Central Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60644
1914 S. Ashland Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60608
211 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 750 Chicago, Illinois 60606
Intake: (773) 731-1762
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Chicago Lights Social Services

The Social Service Center at Chicago Lights connects individuals with resources and partner agencies. Services include case management, a food pantry, clothing assistance, housing assistance, job-readiness training, street outreach, and support groups. Skilled Assessors can connect chronically homeless individuals with resources and make referrals for them at public housing agencies in Chicago. The Social Service Center also works with the John Marshall Fair Housing Legal Clinic to provide legal assistance related to housing matters. 

126 East Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL, 60611
(312)-981-3566
Category
Homeless Assistance, Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Chicago Methodist Senior Services (CMSS)

Chicago Methodist Senior Services seeks to improve the quality of life for older adults  in Chicago by offering moderately priced senior services that include memory care, short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing, supportive living, low-income housing, and computer and technology services.

1415 West Foster Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60640
(773)-769-5500
Category
Housing - Senior & Other Assistance
Location
Northside
Citywide

Chicago Urban League Housing Department

The Chicago Urban League is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency that provides free services to low- and moderate-income residents. Counseling programs include mortgage default counseling, predatory lending counseling, rental housing counseling, and first-time homebuyer counseling.The Chicago Urban League also offers a Foreclosure Counseling Program in which housing counselors work as liaisons between homeowners and mortgage companies to create a plan for the defaulted homeowner. 

4510 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60653
773-285-7772
Category
Foreclosure Prevention, Homebuyer Counseling, Financial Education

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Offers free legal services to low-income residents of Chicago.

33 N Dearborn Street, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 332-1624
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

City of Chicago Roof, Porch and Emergency Heating Repair Programs (formerly EHAP)

Through these programs, the City of Chicago provides funding for income-eligible Chicago homeowners to make either roof and porch repairs or emergency home heating repairs. The enrollment period for the heating repair program runs through the winter, while the roof and porch program has a very limited enrollment period in the summer.

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. Room 1006, Chicago, IL, 60602
(312)-744 3653
Category
Home Repair Services & Assistance
Location
Citywide
Southside
Northside
Westside

City of Chicago Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS) Program

Through this program, the City of Chicago provides safety, security, and accessibility improvements that help senior citizens remain in their homes. The SARFS program provides minor repairs including (but not limited to) wheelchair ramps, smoke detectors, grab bars, lever faucets, and door repairs. Chicago seniors are eligible for this program if they earn no more than 80 percent of the area's medium income and are at least 60 years of age.

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. Room 1000, Chicago, IL, 60602
(312)-744-4190
Category
Home Repair Services & Assistance, Housing - Senior & Other Assistance
Location
Citywide
Southside
Northside
Westside

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