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Last updated on July 7, 2020

Legal Help in Illinois

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Illinois Legal Aid Online

https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Illinois Free Legal Answers online clinic

https://il.freelegalanswers.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, Inc.

http://lollaf.org(877) 342-7891

Serves local areas: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Cl...

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Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

http://www.pslegal.org(815) 965-2134

Serves local areas: Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, DuPage, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Hen...

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Legal Aid Chicago

https://www.legalaidchicago.org(312) 341-1070

Serves local areas: Cook

Lawyer's Committee for Better Housing

https://www.lcbh.org/

Serves local areas: Cook County

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in Illinois

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

Illinois 2-1-1

https://www.illinois211.org/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves local areas: Chicago area

Suburban Cook County Homeless Prevention Call Center

http://www.suburbancook.org/prevention1-877-426-6515

Serves local areas: Suburban Cook County

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in Illinois

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US