We know these times of uncertainty are very hard in many ways for everyone. We are all directly affected and we may be in need of some help during this time.

Please refer these resources to give you a starting point and if you know of any other resources or would like to be added as a resource yourself, please e-mail us at:

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites from Illinois Department of Public Health:

Free Masks for 15th Ward Residents Via Alderman Raymond Lopez Office:

Safety Guidance for Grocery Shopping During COVID-19 from Illinois Department of Public Health:

State of Illinois Department of Human Services Pandemic EBT SNAP Benefits:


Emergency Fund “Everyone In” Information From Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights:

City of Chicago Business Affairs and Consumer Protection COVID-19 Resources for Businesses:

BACP Facebook Page:

Business Resources


The Port Ministries Free Health Clinic, Bread Truck and other services:

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Emergency Response Child Care:

State of Illinois Resources for Emergency Response Child Care:

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Illinois Department of Employment Security to Apply for Unemployment Benefits:

Internal Revenue Services Information on Economic Impact Payments: