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.

Housing Authority of Cook County

The Housing Authority of Cook County offers assistance for those applying to public housing programs and Housing Choice Voucher Programs within Cook County. The HACC also partners with other organizations to provide additional services such as moving assistance, job training and placement, youth services, and resident counseling and wellness services. 

175 W Jackson Blvd. Suite 350, Chicago, IL, 60604
(312)-663-5447
Category
Housing - Public
Location
Westside
Southside
Northside
Citywide

Housing Opportunities for Women

Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW) provides access to stable and affordable housing for individuals and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness. In addition to their permanent supportive housing programs, this organization also operates homeless shelters and provides subsidized housing for disabled individuals. Supportive services also include case management, youth services, and health and wellness services. 

1607 W Howard St. 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL, 60626
(773)-465-5770
Category
Housing - Long-Term Affordable, Housing - Accessible Programs & Services, Housing - Short-Term & Transitional
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Illinois Department of Aging

The Illinois Department on Aging both serves and advocates for older citizens and their caregivers. Programs are wide-ranging and include, but are not limited to, assistance with public benefits, food programs, health assistance, home repairs and maintenance, and protection and advocacy. 

Senior Help Line: 1-(800)-252-8966
Category
Housing - Senior & Other Assistance
Location
Citywide
Southside
Westside
Northside

Illinois Department of Veteran’s Affairs

The Illinois Department of Veteran’s Affairs assists veterans and their families in navigating the systems of federal, state, and local resources and benefits, including long-term health care, education, mental health services, housing, and employment.

69 West Washington St, Suite 1620, Chicago, IL, 60602
(312)-814-2460
Category
Veterans' Programs
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP)

The Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program provides weatherization services to low income residents of Illinois. Services include air sealing, attic and wall insulation, furnace repair and replacement, and window and door insulation. IHWAP may also provide health and safety home upgrades for eligible residents. 

(217)-785-2533
Category
Home Efficiency Services
Location
Citywide
Northside
Southside
Westside

Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)

The IHDA is a state agency that connects Illinois residents with certified lenders through their 1stHomeIllinois, Access Forgivable, Access Deferred, and Access Repayable loan programs. The IHDA also provides programs that offer down payment assistance for qualifying households as well as financial literacy classes and pre-purchase counseling for homebuyers. These counseling sessions are free of charge and focus on first-time homebuyers. 

111 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL, 60601
(312)-836-5200
Category
Home Financing - Low Cost, Financial Education, Homebuyer Counseling
Location
Citywide
Southside
Westside
Northside

Impact Family Center

IMPACT Family Center is a human service organization that focuses on social change through their youth programs, in-school programs, and community events. Youth programming includes a technology-focused Digital Media Exploration course, weekly mentoring, arts programs, and music therapy. 

11571 S. Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 998-1432
Category
West Pullman Community Resource
Location
Southside

John Marshall Law School's Fair Housing Legal Support Center & Clinic

UIC John Marshall’s Fair Housing Legal Support Center & Clinic provides legal assistance to private or public organizations that seek to eliminate discriminatory housing practices. The clinic also represents clients in the Chicago metropolitan area who have been denied housing, because of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, familial status, marital status, age, source of income, sexual orientation, and other protected classes.

 

300 S. State Street, Chicago, IL, 60604
(312)-427-2737
Category
Legal Aid Services
Location
Citywide
Southside
Northside
Westside

Kids off the Block Inc.

Kids off the Block is a youth-focused non-profit that promotes health and wellness, educational achievement, and personal and social growth among the most “at-risk” youth in Chicago. Through both recreational activities and educational opportunities, this organization creates a positive environment for youth, celebrates their accomplishments, and helps them cultivate new skills.

11623 S Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 941-6864
Category
West Pullman Community Resource
Location
Southside

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

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