COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

PCC presents a running list of resources that may be of support to students seeking assistance for basic or school-related needs during amid COVID-19.

PCC presents a running list of resources that may be of support to students seeking assistance for basic or school-related needs during amid COVID-19.

Resources

  • Microsoft

    Read the full statement here

    Scribd

    Read more here

    Scholastic

    Read more here

    Scholastic Learn At Home is a free, online learning hub to encourage students to keep learning while they are out of their normal school schedule due to Covid-19 crisis. their regular school schedules are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic



    SUPPORT

    Online Learning Research Center

    https://www.olrc.us/

    The website includes support for students looking to improve their online study skills.

     

    Aira - Accessibility Assistance

    Read more here

    Aira specializes in assisting people who are blind or low vision with visual information via app or live support. If you or a student you know could benefit from this, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Pandemic EPT SNAP Benefits Available to Eligible Families

    Families with school age children receiving SNAP benefits, signed up for free or reduced-priced meals or attending a community eligible school or district may be eligible for pandemic EBT SNAP benefits to replace school meals missed by children.

    Click here for more.



    Chicagoland Area

    Greater Chicago Food Depository

    For food assistance, with few exceptions, partner agencies and programs in the Greater Chicago Food Depository's network are open. 

    Click here for more.



    Brave Space Alliance

    Read more here

    The South Side-based LGBTQ organization Brave Space Alliance is operating a crisis food pantry for queer and trans South Siders, prioritizing people who are sick, disabled, quarantined without pay, elderly, undocumented Black, Brown, or Indigenous.
    Free meals for children: Evanston
    Read more here
    Grab-and-go breakfasts & lunches are available for children ages 1 to 18 in Evanston.



    National

    Feeding America 

    For food assistance, find a local food bank here




  • Illinois

    Unemployment Benefits May Be Available

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    Unemployment benefits may be available to people out of work because they have been diagnosed with COVID19



    Chicago Mutual Aid Network Helping During COVID19 Crisis

    Read more here

    Chicago college students negatively affected by the pandemic & seeking financial assistance can learn more about Chicago mutual aid network's Chicago COVID-19 Hardship and Help Page.The page includes information regarding food availability, at-home support, e-learning, and virtual field trip resources

    National

    Citi, Truist, and Others Financial Assistance

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    Financial institutions including (but not limited to) Citi, Truist, Wells Fargo, and PNC urge account holders impacted by COVID19 to contact them immediately if they are experiencing financial difficulties.


    Financial Assistance for Restaurant, Services workers and more

    Read more here

    One Fair Wage is providing free, cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers & other tipped workers & service workers — who are impacted by the COVID19 crisis.


    Financial Aid Information Regarding Covid-19

    Department of Education Response

    Read more here

    Here is an article on how the Coronavirus has made an impact on federal financial aid but also what #highered & the Department of Education are doing in response. #students #COVID19


    Federal Student Aid Information

    Read more here

    Here is federal student aid information via @FAFSA for students, borrowers, and parents in light of impacts due to the Coronavirus outbreak.



    Housing and Homelessness Assistance

    Homeless Shelter Directory

    Read more here

    The Homeless Shelter Directory provides information on homeless shelters and other services for those in need in the Chicago area. 


    Rental Assistance Program

    Read more here

    Through Chicago’s Rental Assistance Program, Chicago residents facing eviction and possible homelessness due to the impact of Covid-19 may be eligible for relief.The South Side-based LGBTQ organization Brave Space Alliance is operating a crisis food pantry for queer and trans South Siders, prioritizing people who are sick, disabled, quarantined without pay, elderly, undocumented Black, Brown, or Indigenous.


  • Women Employed – COVID19 Resources List

    Visit list here

    PCC partner Women Employed has compiled a list of resources that includes information on domestic violence support, paid sick time, worker relief funds, and more.


    Illinois Action for Children – COVID19 Resources List

    Read more here

    The page includes information regarding food availability, at-home support, e-learning, and virtual field trip resources

    City Colleges of Chicago - COVID19 Resources List

    Read more here

    The page includes information on local and national crisis hotlines, online recovery support, and financial resources.

    City of Chicago – COVID19 Resources Website

    Read more here

    The City of Chicago’s response website includes resources for general information, utilities and housing resources, food resources, and more.

    CDC Resources for Mental Health

    Click here for a list of resources from the CDC.


    Emergency Child Care

    https://emergencycare.inccrra.org/

    Illinois parents seeking emergency child care during Covid-19 can contact Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies at (888) 228-1146 or visit here for more information. 


    South Side Weekly - COVID-19 South Side Community Resource Guide
    Read more here
    The publication has an extensive list of Covid-19 resources with a focus on South Siders. Information includes public health resources, emergency food assistance, legal aid, and more.
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