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We have listed all of the financial assistance programs and resources that we have located in Chicago, Illinois below. Many are government and non profit programs. Also check our area cities for resources as the help they provide may be transferable between cities. If you know of any programs in Chicago that we do not have listed, please contribute by Adding a New Listing Here.

This is a private and user contributed database of local government or non-profit agencies that provide people with help who are in financial distress. Services range from help paying rent to Christmas assistance, utility paying assistance. We list any resource we find that can help people out.

Accredited Domestics

Accredited Domestics

1750 N Wells St
Chicago, IL - 60614
(312) 649-0822

Email Website

Provides the services of pre-screened nannies to those in need of child care services. Nannies are CPR trained, have had a current medical exam, and are English speaking. Interested employers are given the opportunity to interview a number of nannies selected on the basis of their needs. The service comes with a six month guarantee. During this time, if the employer is unsatisfied the nanny

Caregivers, Child Care, Companionship, Day Care, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Assistance, In-Home Meal Preparation, Respite C

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Addus HealthCare Services, Supportive Services - Chicago

Addus HealthCare Services, Supportive Services -
Chicago

14 E Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL - 60604
(312) 663-4647

Website

In-Home Supportive Services are government funded personal care and companionship services. Services can include bathing, dressing, grooming, in addition to assistance with meal preparation, housekeeping, and shopping. These services can be acquired on a respite or temporary basis. There is a 2 hour minimum requirement, Services may also be obtained up to a 24-hour a day basis. Services ar

24-Hour In-Home Care, Caregivers, Companionship, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Assistance, In-Home Meal Preparation, Personal Care, Respite Care,

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All Better Care

All Better Care

3530 W Peterson Ave
Chicago, IL - 60659
(773) 267-3900

A licensed private employment company offering in-home assistance on a 24-hour live-in or hourly basis. Companionship and assistance with personal care, safety, nutrition and household management is offered. Duties performed may include bathing, hygiene, shampoo, shaving, assistance with ambulation, exercise/transfers/turning, meal preparation, housekeeping, laundry, shopping, escort service

24-Hour In-Home Care, Caregivers, Companionship, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Assistance, In-Home Meal Preparation, Personal

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All-Care Agency

All-Care Agency

4955 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL - 60630
(773) 736-7900

Email Website

Home health agency provides short-term and long-term care service, on an hourly or live-in basis. Services include assistance with bathing and dressing; laundry, ironing, mending, and gardening; meal planning and preparation; light housekeeping; medication reminders; shopping and errands; escorts to church, medical appointments or social activities; and companionship. Nurses aides, home h

24-Hour In-Home Care, Caregivers, Companionship, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Meal Preparation, Medication Monitoring, Person

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Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greater Chicago

Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greater Chicago

1536 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL - 60622
(312) 563-0445

Email Website

Offers a variety of educational and supportive services for those with mental illness, their family members and care providers. Offerings include an information and referral hotline; educational and supportive programming including discussions on legislative advocacy, information about legal services including estate planning, and other issues affecting persons who live with mental illne

Advocacy, Art Museum, Computers/Computer Classes, Continuing Education, Disabled, Employment, Education, Employment, Disabled, Employment, Job Training, Holiday Assistance, Holiday Programs, Informa

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Amnesty International - Midwest Office

Amnesty International - Midwest Office

53 West Jackson Suite 731
Chicago, IL - 60604
(866) 273-4466;

Email Website

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL investigates and exposes abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world. With more than 2.2 million supporters, activists and volunteers in over 150 countries, and complete independence from government, corporate or national interests, Amnesty International works to protect human rights worldwide.

Amnesty/Pardon Assistance,Discrimination Assistance,

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ASI

ASI

2619 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL - 60647
(773) 278-5130

Email

Offers both cleaning and personal care services. Cleaning services are available for apartments including those in need of heavy cleaning and in poor condition. Also, offers personal care services on an hourly (up to 24-hours) basis. Services include pers

24-Hour In-Home Care, Caregivers, Companionship, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Assistance, In-Home Meal Preparation, Personal

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Beachcomer Personal Shopper Assistant

Beachcomer Personal Shopper Assistant

950 W Berwyn Ave #5
Chicago, IL - 60640
(773) 320-6987

Email

Personal shopper assistant offers services to older adults. A sampling of services include delivering groceries and dry cleaning, shopping for or taking the client to shop, transportation and escort to get manicures, haircuts and other services.

Community Dial-A-Rides, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Senior Ride Programs, Shopping Assistance, Transportation, Senior,

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Bernard Movers

Bernard Movers

2520 S State St
Chicago, IL - 60616
(773) 883-0780

Email

Transportation and workers to move furniture and personal or commercial items. Packing and unpacking services available. Storage facilities available. Also specializes in moving on short notice. Moving services available for local, interstate, or internat

Household Goods Storage, Movers, Moving Assistance,

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Best Maids

Best Maids

5865 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL -
(773) 989-8484

Offers residential cleaning services. Also offers cleaning before and after a move and post rehabilitation cleaning services. Clients must supply own cleaning supplies. Accepts cash and check only.

Housekeeping Assistance,

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Bethany Christian Services, Chicago

Bethany Christian Services, Chicago

11717 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL - 60628
(773) 264-0200

Email Website

Private, licensed, non-profit adoption and family service agenc

Adoption, Estate Planning Assistance, Pregnancy/Birth Problems, Support Gp - All, Women's Programs,

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Big O Moving and Storage, West

Big O Moving and Storage, West

5951 W Madison St
Chicago, IL - 60644
(773) 287-1000

Email

Offers assistance with residential moves. Maintains storage facilities.

Household Goods Storage, Movers, Moving Assistance,

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Bradtke Antique Movers

Bradtke Antique Movers

4515 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL - 60625
(773) 478-1911

Email

Offer local moves only. Moves one piece or entire contents of apartment, condo, or house. Specializes in moving antiques. Suggested that callers provide at least 3 days notice; short term moves subject to availability.

Movers, Moving Assistance,

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Burrows Moving Company

Burrows Moving Company

6542 N Clark St
Chicago, IL - 60626
(773) 274-5500

Email Website

Offers local and long-distance moving services but are primarily a Chicago movers. Performs residential, commercial, and office moves. Specializes in moving heavy or large objects, including pianos. Also moves antique and fine furniture. Packing supplies and packing services are available. Also operates a storage facility. The facility is not self-storage and people are charged by how much r

Household Goods Storage, Movers, Moving Assistance,

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Caring Connections for Seniors

Caring Connections for Seniors

1545 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL - 60660
(773) 241-2928/

Email Website

Volunteer organization assists older adults in gaining access to and in participating in the life of the community. Connects older adults of Roger's Park to volunteers who provide provide friendly visits, telephone contact, and assistance transportation and errand running services. Offers information and linkage to community resources. Provides opportunities for socialization by offering gro

Community Dial-A-Rides, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Medical Transportation, Senior Ride Programs, Shopping Assistance, Transportation, Senior, Volunteer Opportunities,

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Casa Central, Main Office

Casa Central, Main Office

1343 N California Ave
Chicago, IL - 60622
(773) 645-2300

Website

Social servic

Adoption, Adult Day Care, Caregivers, Child Care, Child Education, Companionship, Day Care, Day Care, Adults, Education, Education, Child, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Family Sup

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Companions for Seniors

Companions for Seniors


Chicago, IL -
(866) 910-9020

Email

Offers companionship, errands, outings, and mental stimulation. A sampling of specific offerings include bill paying, organizing mail, light housekeeping, meals, shopping, medication monitoring, and others.

Bill Paying, Caregivers, Companionship, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Assistance, In-Home Meal Preparation, Medication Monitoring, Personal Car

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Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy


Chicago, IL -
(773) 320-6987

Email

Former social worker/special education teacher offers assistance those in need. Services include grocery shopping, dry cleaning pick up and delivery, reading the newspaper, handling mail including reading and correspondence via mail or telephone, and acco

Caregivers, Community Dial-A-Rides, Companionship, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Friendly Visiting, In-Home Assistance, Senior Ride Programs, Shopping Assistance, Transportation,

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Dutton, Janna and Associates

Dutton, Janna and Associates

1 N LaSalle St
Chicago, IL -
(312) 899-0950

Legal assistance provided by a private attorneys. Services include assistance with living wills and durable power of attorney for health/property; spousal impoverishment; estate planning and trusts; wills and probate; and guardianship. Ms Dutton is a cert

Attorneys, Private, Durable Power of Attorney, Elder Law, Lawyers, Private, Legal Counseling, Legal Specializations, Living Will, Living Will Preparation Assist, Power of Attorney, Private Attorney

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Friendly Domestic Agency

Friendly Domestic Agency

3427 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL - 60641
(773) 545-7776

Email

Home service placement agency. Offers live-in and hourly non-medical and personal care services. Offers assistance, companionship, housekeepers, drivers for older adults including couples. Also offers babysitting/nanny services. There is a 4 hour minimum.

24-Hour In-Home Care, Caregivers, Community Dial-A-Rides, Companionship, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Escort Services, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Assistance, In-Home Meal

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From the Store to the Door

From the Store to the Door

5844 N Virginia Ave
Chicago, IL - 60659
(773) 989-2203

Personal shopper shops for, delivers, and puts away groceries, prescriptions, and personal items, and will dispose of client's garbage. Personal shopping is not limited to grocery and drug store items. Shopper uses her own money to make purchases and give

Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Grocery Delivery, Shopping Assistance,

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Heart to Heart, St Gertrude Ministry Center

Heart to Heart, St Gertrude Ministry Center

6214 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL - 60660
(773) 973-5464

Email

Offers transportation, friendly visiting, telephone reassurance, and assistance with chores, and bill paying. Serves frail/older adults.

Bill Paying, Community Dial-A-Rides, Companionship, Errand Running/Shopping Assist, Friendly Telephoning, Friendly Visiting, In-Home Assistance, Medical Transportation, Senior Ride Programs, Shoppi

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Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing

Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing

1615 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL - 60622
(877) 426-6515

Collaborative program offers a variety of services aimed at prevention of homelessness.Offerings include housing and shelter search and placement, credit repair services, and assistance with security and rent deposits, moving costs, and utility payments.

Credit Counseling/Building, Crisis Shelter, Electric Bill Assistance, Emergency Shelter, Financial Counseling, Gas Bill Assistance, Homeless Shelter, Housing Search and Information, Information & R

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In and Out Moving and Storage

In and Out Moving and Storage

2540 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL - 60618
(800) 770-4200

Email

Offers local and long-distance including international, corporate and residential moves. Packing services are available. Also maintains storage facilities.

Household Goods Storage, Movers, Moving Assistance,

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Kiran Foundation

Kiran Foundation

2551 W Peterson Ave
Chicago, IL -
(773) 262-9700

Offers family medical care. Immunizations, school physicals, Haj-Umra and traveller's vaccinations and other health services at low cost. Offers low cost US immigration medical examination. Open to all. Low cost medical services available to the insured a

Community Clinics, Doctors, General Physical Examinations, Health Care, Immigration Assistance, Immunizations, Medical Doctor, Outpatient Health Facilities, Pediatric Evaluation, Physicians, Physici

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Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro Chicago, Central Office

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro Chicago, Central
Office

111 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL -
(312) 341-1070

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro Chicago, Central Office

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Lymphoma Research Foundation, Chicago

Lymphoma Research Foundation, Chicago

134 N LaSalle St
Chicago, IL -
(312) 263-1616

Email

Provides education, support, workshops and events, limited financial assistance, legislative advocacy and promotes research regarding both Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin

Cancer, Financial Assistance, Health Education, Legislative Advocacy, Lymphoma, Medical Expense Assistance, Political Action/Lobbying Grou, Research,

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Michael H Erde and Associates

Michael H Erde and Associates

4801 W Peterson Ave
Chicago, IL -
(773) 355-4978

Handles legal issues related to Estate Planning (wills, trusts, and asset protection); Probate and Guardianships; Medicaid; and Elder Law (including issues related to estate planning, long term care planning, guardianship, and power of attorney etc.). Hos

Attorneys, Private, Benefits Advocacy, Durable Power of Attorney, Elder Abuse, Elder Law, Estate Planning Assistance, Guardianship, Lawyers, Private, Legal Specializations, Living Will, Living Will

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Midway Moving and Storage

Midway Moving and Storage

4100 W Ferdinand St
Chicago, IL - 60624
(773) 588-7000

Provides transportation and workers to move items within Chicago, long distance or internationally. Offers residential and commercial moves as well as storage.Offers concierge services. These services include sorting and organizing possessions, packing an

Household Goods Storage, Movers, Moving Assistance,

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Mighty Maids, Mighty Men

Mighty Maids, Mighty Men

2950 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL - 60657
(773) 472-7711

Offers residential housekeeping services including cleaning of bathrooms and kitchens, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, emptying garbage and other services. Heavy cleaning also offered including wall and window washing and oven cleaning. Housekeeping services

Housekeeping Assistance, In-Home Assistance,

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Reiff, Louis, Attorney

Reiff, Louis, Attorney

309 W Washington St
Chicago, IL -
(312) 236-1175

Legal assistance provided by a private attorney. Services include assistance with living wills and durable power of attorney for health/property, spousal impoverishment, estate planning and trusts, wills and probate, and guardianship. Also specializes in

Attorneys, Private, Estate Planning Assistance, Guardianship, Lawyers, Private, Legal Counseling, Living Will, Living Will Preparation Assist, Private Attorneys,

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Reo Movers

Reo Movers

7000 S South Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL - 60637
(773) 752-2100

Provides residential and commercial, local and long distance moves. Maintains storage facilities.

Household Goods Storage, Movers, Moving Assistance,

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Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation

Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation

8000 Sears Tower
Chicago, IL - 60606
(888) 485-5457

InspirationThe Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation was inspired by Tim Gullikson, a former ATP Tour champion and coach of such notable players as Pete Sampras and Martina Navratilova. While coaching Sampras, Tim was diagnosed with brain tumors. Tim was deluged

Brain Tumor, Financial Assistance, Foundations, Information & Referral, Terminal Illness, Program Events: [END

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City of Chicago Rent Assistance

City of Chicago Rent Assistance

1615 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL - 60622
(312) 743-0300

Website

The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services provides a grant program pays one month s rent (up to $900) to assist those in need in maintaining permanent housing and to prevent them from becoming homeless. The benefit is provide as a once in a life time benefit. Call these offices in the greater Chicago area for details: North Area Office 4740 North Sheridan 60640 (31

Rental Assistance

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Romanian Mission Of Chicago Inc

Romanian Mission Of Chicago Inc

PO Box 30651
Chicago, IL - 60630

Email Website

Rental Assistance

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Swan Isle Press, Inc.

Swan Isle Press, Inc.

PO Box 408790
Chicago, IL - 60640

Email Website

Swan Isle Press is to dedicated to publishing poetry, fiction and nonfiction that inspires, educates and advances the knowledge of literature, art, and culture while reflecting the rich cultural diversity of the United States. Swan Isle Press is thoroughly committed to publishing works of literary merit in bilingual editions from a multi-cultural, polylingual perspective with a special inter

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Lawyers Committee For Better Housing

Lawyers Committee For Better Housing

100 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL - 60603

Email Website

LCBH believes that all persons have a right to safe, decent, and affordable housing on a non-discriminatory basis. To that end, LCBH promotes the availability of and access to such housing and supports low and moderate-income households in Metropolitan Chicago through legal representation, individual and public advocacy, supportive services, education, and innovative programming.

Rental Assistance

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Teen Living Programs, Inc.

Teen Living Programs, Inc.

162 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL - 60640

Email Website

Teen Living Programs mission is to create hope and opportunity for youth who are homeless by assisting them to permanently leave the streets, secure stable housing, and build self-sufficient, satisfying lives.

Rental Assistance

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Goldies Place

Goldies Place

5705 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL - 60659

Email Website

Our mission is to assist adults who are homeless to become self-sufficient by providing life skills, education, and support, based on our belief in human potential and broad spiritual principles. We provide services that are hard to find to those who are often the most disconnected and difficult to help. We strive to offer a second chance to anyone who is willing to make a commitment to posit

Rental Assistance

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Spanish Coalition For Housing

Spanish Coalition For Housing

4035 W. North Ave.
Chicago, IL - 60639

Email

The Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) is the lead agency helping Latino families with their housing needs in the greater Chicagoland area. Spanish Coalition for Housing was created in 1966. The mission of Spanish Coalition for Housing is to provide comprehensive counseling, education and housing resources necessary for families to develop competence and responsibility in meeting their fina

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Society Of St Vincent De Paul Archdiocese Of Chicago

Society Of St Vincent De Paul Archdiocese Of Chicago

721 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610

Email Website

The lay volunteer members of the Conferences(usually based in parishes) in Cook and Lake County assist people when they ask for aid. By the person to person contact (home visits)members are able to assist their neighbors with food, clothing, possibly utility aid. Members aid any person (normally within their parish boundaries)regardless of race,gender or religion.

Rental Assistance

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Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund

208 S LaSalle St
Chicago, IL - 60604
(312) 379-0301

Email Website

Since 1973, the Emergency Fund has provided an indispensable safety net for Chicago s neediest residents. Our financial assistance program provides essential relief services to persons in need of shelter, food, utility payments, medication and other items. More than 50 volunteers, employed by social service agencies throughout Chicago, distribute our funds to low-income individuals and famil

Rental Assistance

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Neighborhood Lending Services Inc

Neighborhood Lending Services Inc

1279 N Milwaukee 5TH Fl
Chicago, IL - 60622

Website

NEIGHBORHOOD LENDING SERVICES, INC. (NLS), A RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LICENSEE IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, WAS ORGANIZED IN 1987 UNDER THE ILLINOIS GENERAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION ACT TO OPERATE AND ACCOUNT FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD LENDING PROGRAM WHICH FINANCE HOME PURCHASES, HOME IMPROVEMENTS, HOME SAFETY REPAIRS, AND REFINANCE HIGH-INTEREST LOANS FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES.

Rental Assistance

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Tomorrows' Sunshine Association

Tomorrows' Sunshine Association

1036 W 103rd Pl
Chicago, IL - 60643

Email

The mission is to provide education, recreation, and social programs to low and middle-income citizens of Chicago. The education program helps people with Math, Reading, Spelling, Computer and Spanish. The recreation program consists of Woodcraft and Martial Arts and Tai Chi. We also help people with career assistance. Our programs have no age limit and embrace anyone wanting to succeed in l

Rental Assistance

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Verbal Milk Inc

Verbal Milk Inc

2111 W Marquette Rd
Chicago, IL - 60636

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Homelessness Prevention Call Center Emergency Fund

Homelessness Prevention Call Center Emergency Fund

208 S. LaSalle, Suite 1356
Chicago, IL - 60604
311

Counties served: City of Chicago, excluding Cook County and Evanston(City of Chicago CoC) This organization assists with rental payments. They also assist with mortgage payments. This agency also provides help with security deposits. Also help with utilities. For mor information contact HomelessnessPreventionCall Center

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Catholic Char. of Chicago (NW)

Catholic Char. of Chicago (NW)

721 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610
(847) 376-2117

Counties served: Cook County - NW Suburbs: Barrington, Berwyn, Cicero, Elk Grove, Hanover, Leyden, Oak Park, Palatine, Proviso, River Forest, Riverside, Schaumburg, Wheeling(Cook County CoC) This organization assists with rental payments. They also assist with mortgage payments. This agency also provides help with security deposits. Also help with utilities. For mor information contact Milli

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Catholic Charities Of Chicago

Catholic Charities Of Chicago

(NW)721 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610
(847)376-2117

Website

Rent Assistance, Mortgage Assistance, Security Deposits, Utility Assistance

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Emergency Fund For Needy People

Emergency Fund For Needy People

208 S. LaSalle, Suite 1356
Chicago, IL - 60604

Website

Rent Assistance Mortgage Assistance Security DepositsUtility Assistance

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Department of Family and Support Services - CHICAGO

Department of Family and Support Services - CHICAGO

1615 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL - 60622
(312) 743258

Email

*Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program* On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,which ludes $1.5 billion for a Homelessness Prevention Fund. Funding for this program, called the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP), is being distributed based on the formula used for the Emergency Shelter Grants

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Cook County Planning and Development - COOK COUNTY

Cook County Planning and Development - COOK COUNTY

69 W. Washington
Chicago, IL - 60602
(312) 6031056

Email

*Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program* On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,which ludes $1.5 billion for a Homelessness Prevention Fund. Funding for this program, called the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP), is being distributed based on the formula used for the Emergency Shelter Grants

Rental Assistance

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