Latinos Progresando’s team has compiled a list of COVID-related resources that we hope will help you, your family or your business. We will continue to add resources as we learn about them.
Federal and State (IL) Tax Filing Deadline: Extended to July 15, 2020
Real ID Deadline: Extended to October 2021
CATCH Health at Home: a Google classroom with free health, nutrition and physical activity materials
FOR JOB LOSS/LOST INCOME
Now Hiring: Whole Foods
Chicago Public Schools are now Food Distribution Centers: Families can pick up 3 days of food for each child, 9am – 1pm. Parents in need of delivery should call (773) 553-KIDS
American Heart Association: Heart-healthy recipies and ways to stay active
Yo Soy Ella: Free mental health and emotional support services for women, in Spanish and English. Call (773) 663-5001 daily between 7pm and 9pm or email email@example.com.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: 24/7, 365-days-a-year crisis counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call the hotline: (800) 985-5990.
Esperanza Health Centers: Available for in-person care and telehealth, call (773) 584-6200.
Chicago Public Library has free online resources
Action for Healthy Kids: Resources for parents to keep kids healthy and active
Amazon Audible: Stream stories in six languages
Miller-Perez Scholarship Fund: Application deadline is April 17th.
National Museum of Mexican Art: Fun activities for all ages
Country House Restaurant: Free meals for home-bound seniors, contact (708) 389-4618 for details.
My Block, My Hood, My City: Disinfectant wipes, Emergen-C supplements and other items for seniors, while supplies last
Taller de Jose: Remote accompaniment services, call (773) 523-8320.
Brave Space Alliance: Delivering food to queer and transgender individuals living on Chicago’s south side (regardless of immigration status)
FOR SMALL BUSINESSES + NONPROFITS
Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection: Compiled a list of small business lenders with loan products less than $50,000
Hospitality Emergency Grant Program: Support for bars & restaurants affected by COVID-19 outbreak
Facebook: Cash grants and credits for businesses
Forefront: Webinars, reports and tools for nonprofits to navigate COVID-19
Recording Academy MusiCare: Emergency financial assistance for music creators