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.

City of Chicago Social Services

The City of Chicago offers direct assistance to people through its Family and Support Services department. Programs include children services, community service centers, domestic violence assistance, homeless services, senior services, veterans resources, workforce development, and youth services. 

 

1615 W. Chicago Ave - 5th Floor - Chicago, IL 60622
311 or (312)-743-0300
Category
Homeless Assistance, Veterans' Programs, Housing - Senior & Other Assistance
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

ComEd Home Energy Assessments

All ComEd customers may qualify for a free home energy assessment, and income eligible households may also receive free weatherization improvements such as programmable thermostats, advanced power strips, pipe insulation, and more.  

(855)-433-2700
Category
Home Efficiency Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
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

Deborah's Place

Deborah's Place is a Chicago nonprofit that provides compassionate care to women experiencing homelessness. The organization offers permanent supportive housing options for women, as well as interim housing, an overnight shelter, and community based housing programs. In addition to their housing programs, Deborah's Place provides job readiness training, tutoring and education assistance, health services, case management, and counseling. 

2822 W Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612
(773)-722-5080
Category
Housing - Long-Term Affordable, Housing - Short-Term & Transitional, Housing - Accessible Programs & Services, Homeless Assistance
Location
Westside
Northside
Citywide

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

Erie Neighborhood House

Erie Neighborhood House is a human services agency that focuses on strengthening Chicago's immigrant communities. In addition to their education classes and workforce development programs, Erie Neighborhood House offers their Buen HOGAR program, which provides housing education and supportive services to help residents explore programs available through the Chicago Housing Authority.

West Town – 1347 W Erie St. Chicago, IL, 60642, (312)-666-3430
Little Village - 4225 W 25th St. Chicago, IL, 60623, (773)-542-7617
Location
Westside
Citywide

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

H.O.M.E. Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly

H.O.M.E. services focus on maintaining the independence and well-being of low-income seniors in Chicago. Programs include home upkeep and repair, a shopping bus, intergenerational affordable housing, and a moving assistance program. Qualifying seniors may be eligible for low-cost home repairs and free home weatherization and painting services.

1419 W Carroll Ave, Floor 2, Chicago, IL, 60607
(773)-921-3200
Category
Housing - Senior & Other Assistance, Home Efficiency Services, Home Repair Services & Assistance
Location
Northside
Citywide
Southside
Westside

Heartland Alliance

Heartland Alliance is a Chicago-based organization that provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs, and justice. Housing programs include affordable and supportive housing properties as well as case management services, with a focus on individuals and families who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness. Heartland Housing properties also include senior and veteran housing. 

208 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 660-1300
Category
Homeless Assistance, Housing - Senior & Other Assistance, Veterans' Programs, Housing - Long-Term Affordable
Location
Citywide
Westside
Southside
Northside

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