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.

La Casa Norte

La Casa Norte serves youth and families confronting homelessness. Their programs include permanent, transitional, and emergency housing options, as well as technology training, education support, employment-readiness, case management, therapy, food, clothing, and transportation assistance.

3533 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL, 60647
(773)-276-4900
Category
Housing - Long-Term Affordable, Housing - Short-Term & Transitional, Homeless Assistance
Location
Northside
Westside
Citywide

Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA)

LUCHA is a community housing development organization and HUD-approved housing counseling agency. In addition to their affordable rental properties, LUCHA's services include individual counseling as well as free public workshops and education courses in first-time homeownership, foreclosure prevention, and financial empowerment. These workshops and courses focus on financial decision making, financial stability, and innovative approaches to debt payment and savings.

3541 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL, 60647
(773)-276-5338
Category
Homebuyer Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention, Home Repair Services & Assistance, Financial Education, Housing - Long-Term Affordable
Location
Northside
Southside
Westside
Citywide

Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

The Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) is a non-profit law firm in Chicago that provides free legal and supportive services for low and moderate income renters in the private housing market.

33 North LaSalle, Suite 900, Chicago, IL‎, 60602
(312)-347-7600
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Southside
Westside
Northside

Legal Aid Chicago

Offers free legal services in non-criminal matters to residents of metropolitan Chicago.

120 S La Salle St #900 Chicago, IL
(312)-341-1070
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Mandel Legal Aid Clinic

Offers legal services as part of the University of Chicago's law school.

6020 S University Ave, Chicago, IL
(773)-702-9611
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Southside
Citywide
Northside
Westside

Marquette Bank

Marquette Bank offers free public seminars on financial education that address personal finance, homebuyer education, retirement planning, identity theft, estate planning, and college saving plans. Marquette Bank also offers its Affordable Housing Foundation Grant for first-time homebuyers to assist with down payments and closing costs. The 1st Home Illinois Program and Downpayment Plus Program are offered through Marquette Bank and provide financial assistance for down payments and closing costs. 

6316 South Western Ave, Chicago, IL, 60636
(888)-254-9500
Category
Financial Education, Home Financing - Low Cost
Location
Southside
Northside
Westside
Citywide

Mercy Housing

Mercy Housing is an affordable housing non-profit that participates in the development, preservation, management, and/or financing of affordable housing across the country. Housing services are available for families, seniors, and people with special needs. Each Mercy Housing property has its own qualification criteria as well as its own leasing office and application process.

120 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1850, Chicago, IL, 60603
(312)-447-4500
Category
Housing - Senior & Other Assistance, Homeless Assistance, Housing - Long-Term Affordable, Housing - Short-Term & Transitional
Location
Northside
Southside
Westside
Citywide

Metropolitan Family Services Financial Opportunity Center

Throughout their eight community centers, Metropolitan Family Services offers free in-person debt and financial counseling as well as job training and placement services. Their Legal Aid Society provides free and low-cost legal representation and assistance to income-qualifying residents.

North Dearborn, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL, 60602
(312)-986-4000
Category
Financial Education, Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS)

NHS is a non-profit mortgage lender that offers financial assistance to new homebuyers and homeowners for the purchasing, refinancing, or rehabbing of a home. Programs include grants as well as down payment and/or closing cost assistance.

NHS also offers both grants and low-interest, fixed-rate home improvement loans through their Neighborhood Lending Services. Approved projects will be assigned an NHS Construction Specialist to help guide residents through the construction process.

1279 N. Milwaukee Ave suite 400, Chicago, IL, 60622
(773)-329-4111
Category
Home Repair Services & Assistance, Home Financing - Low Cost
Location
Northside
Southside
Citywide
Westside

North Chicago Housing Authority

The North Chicago Housing Authority offers assistance to low- and moderate-income families who are seeking affordable housing opportunities. Programs include public housing buildings and Housing Choice Vouchers. 

1440 Jackson St, North Chicago, IL, 60064
(847)-785-4300
Category
Housing - Public
Location
Northside

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