Covid-19 Resources


The public health offices for the state, county, and municipalities are the best sources of reliable, up-to-date information.

For general, non-emergency information you can call the IDPH COVID Hotline at 1-800-889-3931, or email IDPH health professionals at, or the Cook County Department of Public Health at



To find the nearest testing site near you visit IDPH’s testing location tracker at

Mental Health Resources

Mental health, substance use, suicide prevention, and other resources are available via phone at

Individual/Family Assistance

Illinois Rental Payment Program

ILRPP is an emergency rental assistance program designed to support households in Illinois who cannot pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tenants have until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 18 to complete their portion of the application. Tenants will also be provided a pathway to complete their application should they have unresponsive landlords. More information available at

  • You may reach the call center at 866-454-3571 or via email at
  • On Monday, June 28 and going forward, the Call Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Applicants are eligible for up to 15 months of assistance. The grant can cover the past due rent from the previous 12 months and future rental assistance for the next three months, if deemed necessary. The maximum grant amount is $25,000. The emergency rental assistance is provided by the Federal government and is free to tenants and housing providers. If approved, the grant will be paid to the housing provider in the form of a check.

Niles Township Assistance Program

In partnership with District 219, Niles Township is offering financial assistance to those who meet eligibility requirements.

  • Eligibility requirements:
    1. You have a child that is a student at D219 schools
    2. You can demonstrate financial hardship caused by the pandemic.
  • Proof of immigration status is not required
  • Funds are available until they run out, there is no maximum limit to assistance.
  • If you do not have a child in D219 the township may still have other financial assistance available to you.
  • Call 847-673-9300 and ask for help with financial assistance or visit:

Small Business Assistance