In partnership with the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services, Family Focus has emergency assistance available for housing and utility payments, health resources, or employment and training services for those affected by COVID-19.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
Housing or utility payments – 3 months of rental, mortgage and utility assistance for unpaid bills due between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2020.
Health Navigator – Receive COVID specific Health Navigator trainings and certification from Alivio Medical Center and the Arturo Valasquez Institute – City Colleges of Chicago.
Employment and training service – Receive training, employment assistance and worker protection education.
HOW TO QUALIFY:
Assistance is available to immigrants, refugees, and limited English proficient people who have had financial hardships due to COVID-19. Must be a resident of the state of Illinois.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
You must provide one of EACH of the following:
HOW TO APPLY: (English & Spanish Speaking)
For more information or to apply for assistance, please email email@example.com for assistance application, or call 312.777.1969 and leave a voicemail with your name and phone number. You will receive a call back from a Family Focus staff member to set up an appointment.
Please do not come to our centers without an appointment. Due to COVID-19 we are not accepting any walk-ins at any time.