Unemployment benefits may be available to some individuals whose unemployment is attributable to COVID-19. IDES recently adopted emergency rules to try to make the unemployment insurance system as responsive to the current situation as possible.
For City of Chicago resources and support, see the City’s Coronavirus Response center – https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/covid-19/home.html
Protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of Illinoisans is Governor Pritzker’s top priority. The administration continues to work closely with local health departments, county officials and federal partners to put systems in place to respond to COVID-19. This website will provide the latest news releases related to coronavirus, video archives of press conferences and tips from leading experts to keep you and your family safe. – https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx
The United Way of Metro Chicago has created a service locator tool that uses zip-code based geo-location to help affected individuals find different services close to their home. – https://liveunitedchicago.org/neighborhood-services/