The resources on this page were compiled to help neighbors stay informed about local impact of the COVID-19 virus, connect to resources, and provide mutual aid in this time of need.
Immigrants, with or without documentation, are eligible for COVID-19 testing through a new "public charge" rule. Those experiencing a medical emergency, those pregnant, and those under the age of 18 are also eligible for healthcare services through hospitals that recieve federal funding.
Local Relief Funds
Rogers Park & West Ridge Covid-19 Mutual Aid
This is a facebook group for West Ridge and Rogers Park specific Covid Mutual Aid Network. They're a group of autonomous neighbors working together to get supplies and aid to our neighbors, using facebook to coordinate and share up-to-date information.
Stockpiling groceries and working from home are a luxury that many low income immigrants can not afford.
IAC is collecting donated items to distribute. Please drop off your donation to the Center between 9 and 3 Monday through Friday.
For more information:
Chicago Service Relief
Because the federal tipped minimum wage is still just $2.13/hour, we're trying to raise $213,000 to give no-strings-attached cash assistance to tipped restaurant workers, delivery drivers, personal service workers and others affected by coronavirus and the economic downturn.
Small businesses with links to GoFundMe pages or links to purchase gift cards please fill out this form and we will amplify your needs here.
Click the picture to be directed to the GoFundMe or GiftCard pages for local businesses