Health Resources 

Swedish Hospital’s Coronavirus Help Line is staffed with clinicians who can help screen symptoms and answer questions on what to do next. Interpretive services are available to assist in most languages. 

For free phone screenings call: 773-907-7700

Heartland is starting to schedule TeleHealth appointments (phone and video) for patients that do not need to come in person to our clinics in order to minimize exposure to COVID-19.  If you or a loved one may have been exposed. to someone with COVID-19 and are experiencing fever, cough, or sore throat contact Heartland Health Center's support line to speak with a specialist. 

For assistance, call: 773-751-7800

If you do not have a medical provider, are uninsured, or have limited or no income and believe you need non-emergency medical services, you can contact your nearest community health center (CHC) by phone and inform them of your need.

Utilize the link above to locate the nearest Community Health Center (CHC) for you or a family member. 

CHC's will work with you to coordinate appropriate care. CHCs  charge each patient on a sliding scale. Fees are based on the patient’s income and ability to pay. No patient will be turned away because of inability to pay.

Unemployment insurance provides temporary income assistance for those who have been separated from employment through no fault of their own and who meet certain eligibility requirements.

Requirements:

1) be able (physically and mentally) and available for work;

2) register with the state employment service; and,

3) be actively seeking work.

Undocumented immigrants are not eligible at this time. To be eligible, you must be authorized to work in the U.S.

If you have reduced hours which results in your wages being less than what your unemployment benefit would be, you may qualify for some assistance.

For a full listing of eligibility requirements please review pages 4 through 6 of the IDES Unemployment Insurance Handbook at:

http://www.ides.illinois.gov/IDES%20Forms%20and%20Publications/CLI105L.pdf.

Food Resources

CPS will provide students with healthy meals. CPS families can pick up free food boxes at any CPS school that will contain three days of breakfast and lunch for every student in the household.

 

Food pick-up hours:

 

Monday - Friday

 9am to 1pm. 

For assistance, call the CPS Command Center at 773-553-KIDS (5437) or email familyservices@cps.edu.

The Chicago Food Bank will provide community members with access to food supplies and meals via there food pantry locations, soup kitchens and Mobile Delivery services.  The closest pantry to the Albany Park community is The Friendship Center. For assistance or information contact the 

Food pick-up hours:

Tuesday: 3:00pm-7:00pm,

Thursday: 12:00pm-4:00pm

Lincoln Square Friendship Center

2711 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA

 

 

For assistance, call (773) 907-6388. 

The Dovetail Project has launched the Fatherhood Relief Fund www.thedovetailproject.org to deliver critical baby care and personal care supplies to fathers in need. If you're a father between the ages of 17 and 30 and you need support to make it through this time. 

 

For assistance, text DOVETAIL to 56525

773.509.5657

 

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