Recovery Resources

It is well known that this has been a difficult year for businesses and families alike. Cook County, the State of Illinois and the federal government have launched a myriad of recovery programs as we look to return to normal. Check this page often as it will be updated with the newest opportunities as they become available.  

All of Cook County's resources for small businesses, conveniently in one place.

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and Cook County have partnered to support training, placement, and career coaching programs for job seekers and provide additional resources for employers and training providers serving or located in suburban Cook County.  

This state-funded grant program aims to deploy small businesses recovery grants for those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A one-stop-shop for rent assistance resources for residents throughout Illinois.

Cook County residents dealing with eviction, foreclosure and debt are invited to reach out the the Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt for FREE legal advice.

Action for Children is the local childcare resource and referral center for suburban Cook County. They can connect families to childcare services as well as other resources for families with children.

This funding is designed to provide a wide range of financial assistance to communities and regions to rebuild and strengthen their travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation industry through various infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects. Deadline: January 31, 2022

This flexible funding addresses the economic development needs and priorities of local and regional stakeholders. Deadline: March 31, 2022

This grant is designed to get Americans back to work by developing and strengthening regional systems to develop and execute sectoral partnerships that will lead to well-paying jobs. Deadline: January 26, 2022

Read more about COVID-19 Resources