Connecting Essential Workers to Resources
Please share opportunities and/or information on resources (childcare, emergency food, etc.) for essential workers working during COVID-19.
Childcare for "Essential Workers" : Click here for the application. During the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the children of prioritized essential workers are eligible to receive child care through the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).
Meals for Restaurant Workers Affected by COVID-19: This resource Is available to any restaurant worker who has been laid off or has had a significant reduction in hours and/or pay. They are offering help for those in need of food and supplies through a carry out service.
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