Resource Directory /

Social Services Resources

  • Capitol Township

    (217) 525-1736

  • CaringInfo

    CaringInfo, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, provides free resources to educate and empower patients and caregivers to make decisions about serious illness and end-of-life care and services.

    The site provides guides and resources about topics including advance directives, palliative care, caregiving and hospice care.

  • Caritas Family Solutions

    Caritas Family Solutions is a non-profit social services agency that works to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of people in southern Illinois.

    Services include adoption support, foster care, community integrated living arrangements, counseling, parenting classes, pregnancy care and more.

  • Catholic Charities COPE Line

    A free service for all people living in the 28-county Springfield diocese. Therapists will provide a calming, professional and empathetic ear to those experiencing situational stress and anxiety related to COVID-19.

    Call (217) 321-8343.

  • Center of Concern

    The Center of Concern is a non-profit social service agency providing housing solutions, support services and counselors for individuals with disabilities, older adults and others in need in Cook County, enabling them to live safely and independently.

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility.

  • Chambana Moms Coronavirus

    Updates from local group on Coronavirus

  • Champaign-Urbana Community Resource Guide: COVID-19

    An organic guide to Champaign-Urbana community resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic- A collaborative effort between the School of Social Work Community Learning Lab (CLL) and UniPlace Christian Church.

  • Chicago COVID Resource Finder

    The Chicago COVID Resource Finder provides information on available assistance with money, food, housing, health, mental health, utilities and legal help during the pandemic.

    Resources are available for families, immigrants, LGBTQI, business owners and students.

    Text “covid” to (312) 436-2280 to access these resources via phone.

  • Chicago Public Schools – Students in Temporary Living Situations (STLS)

    For students who do not live in permanent housing, attending school and staying on track for their grade can present challenges on many levels and across different areas.

    Chicago Public Schools and networks provide assistance in removing these barriers to qualified Students in Temporary Living Situations (STLS), including providing transportation, school uniforms, school supplies, fee waivers and referrals to community resources.

    To find out if your student and family are eligible for STLS services, contact the STLS Liaison at your school. Every CPS school, including charter schools and options schools, has an STLS Liaison. For other questions about the STLS Program, please call (773) 553-2242 or email