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COVID-19

RESOURCES

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES FOR WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS RESIDENTS

Advocate’s COVID Virtual Care Program

Advocate Health, in partnership with the State of Illinois, offers a free virtual care program to all COVID-19 positive patients, regardless of whether Advocate is their primary provider or not. The program offers; daily virtual check-ins, 24/7 monitoring and support, and a free home monitoring kit with a thermometer and masks.

Please see the flyer and link below for more information. To enroll in the program, call 866-443-2584.

Advocate COVID Virtual Care Program Website

Advocate Care Program Flyer

Food Resources

If an individual/family is in quarantine or isolation for COVID-19, it’s recommended not to leave their home for the duration. If there’s not a family member or friend available to pick up groceries or prescriptions, most grocery stores and big box stores have No-Contact Pickup & Delivery. Shopping and scheduling delivery can be done online at respective store websites.

Food Pantries – can be found on the links below. Most food pantries are mobile/drive-up during COVID.

willcountyillinois.com

solvehungertoday.org

Grocery Delivery – can be found on the link below.

instacart.com

Alternate Housing/Shelters

Morning Star Mission: Morning Star Mission has multiple services they offer to those less fortunate, providing food, shelter, and clothing to those in need.

If you’re a COVID patient and need alternative housing, please contact Carrie Jackson, Resource Coordinator at the Will County Health Department. Her contact information is below:
Phone: 815-740-8984
Email: cjackson2@willcountyhealth.org

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence 24-hour hotline:
1-815-729-1228

Sexual Assault 24-hour hotline:
1-815-730-8984

Guardian Angel Community Services: Operates a 24/7 hotline and an emergency shelter for both English and Spanish. If you need assistance, please call 815-729-1228. En Enspanol 815-729-0930 ext. 1439.

Senior Services

Catholic Charities: Have several programs targeted towards seniors, including crisis intervention, counseling, and companionship. For more information, please call 815-723-3405

Senior Services of Will County:
Senior Services of Will County acts as the representative of the Illinois Department of Aging within our communities. Folks seeking to see if they qualify for our services may call our intake line at 815-740-4225. Case managers will follow up to see what programs might be right for you or your loved ones.

willcountyseniors.org

Mental Health

Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-8255

Crisis Line of Will County: The Crisis Line provides non-judgmental telephone counseling, 24/7. Accredited for the intervention and prevention of suicide.

Crisis Line of Bolingbrook
1-630-759-4555

Crisis Line of Frankfort
1-815-469-6166

Crisis Line of Joliet
1-815-722-3344

Crisis Line of Mokena
1-708-479-1399

Crisis Line of New Lenox
1-815-485-7366

Crisis Line of Peotone
1-708-258-3333

Crisis Line of Wilmington
1-815-476-6969

Financial Resources

CDC Moratorium on Evictions
To prevent slow the spread of COVID-19 and prevent a housing crisis the CDC has declared a moratorium banning evictions. If you are worried about eviction, download and sign the below form to ensure you are not evicted.

Eviction Declaration Form

Will County Center for Community Concerns (WCCCC)
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist Will County low-income eligible households pay for winter energy services. wcccc.net

The WCCCC can provide families facing eviction or are threatened to have their water service disconnected. They can also help with employment support (childcare costs, transportation and work supplies). wcccc.net

Small Business Aid
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is offering a second round of Business Interruption Grants for small businesses affected by the pandemic. Eligibility criteria and the application itself can be found in the link above.

Additional

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