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.

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
Senior Housing and 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, Senior Housing and Assistance
Location
Citywide
Southside
Northside
Westside

Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, Inc. (CEDA)

CEDA is a private community action agency that provides energy assistance programs, home weatherization services, family support and community engagement programs, and housing services. The Home Energy Assistance Program offers financial assistance to income-qualifying residents in Cook County for their heating and cooling energy costs.

567 W. Lake Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL, 60661
(800)-571-2332
Category
Foreclosure Prevention, Financial Education, Home Efficiency Services, Veterans' Programs, Homebuyer Counseling
Location
Citywide
Southside
Northside
Westside

Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Provides free legal assistance to low-income survivors of domestic violence in Cook County.

555 W Harrison Street, Suite 1900, Chicago, IL, 60607
(312)-325-9155
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Elevate Energy Home Savings Programs

Elevate Energy is a non-profit organization in Chicago that conducts low- or no-cost energy assessments for homeowners in Cook County. Qualifying households can receive free weatherization improvements, LED lighting, programmable thermostats, advanced power strips, faucet aerators, showerheads, and pipe insulation. Elevate Energy also hosts three different bill savings programs that can help residents save money on their monthly electricity costs. 

322 S. Green St. Suite 300, Chicago, IL, 60607
(773)-269-4037
Category
Home Efficiency Services
Location
Southside
Citywide
Northside
Westside

First Defense Legal Aid

Provides 24 hour legal representation for people in Chicago Police custody.

5100 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL, 60644
(708) 797-3066
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Westside
Southside
Northside
Citywide

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