Loss of Wages:
If you become unemployed, you can file for unemployment benefits with the Illinois Department of Economic Security for benefits. Visit the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to learn more or visit their website.
If you are homeless, please call 311, or call 911 if the situation is critically emergent.
Free meals are still available from Chicago Public Schools. To learn about distribution points and times, please visit their website.
Here is a helpful article about food distribution from the Chicago Sun Times:
In addition, the CPS website has information about activities, as do some cultural institutions (the Chicago Public Library, the Art Institute, the Park District, etc.)