Organization Name & Link Current Information
DeKalb Area Women's Center Closed to the end of March. Staff are working remotely and can be contacted at
DeKalb County Housing Authority Providing services remotely. Building is closed to the public, but they can be
contacted by phone, email, or through website. Housing choice vouchers can be applied for online
DeKalb Township All services are being performed remotely. The building is closed to the public. All
phone lines remain active. For information on financial assistance information, call
(815)-758-8282. We are working directly with local social service agencies and food
pantries to help provide additional resources to those in need. We will be working to
update our website with articles on how people can get additional help, as well as
what resources are being provided.
Division of Rehab Services Providing Services Remotely. Existing or prospective customers can call 1-877-581-
3690 to receive assistance regarding DRS programs and services that are designed to
allow those with disabilities throughout the state to live, learn, and work
independently. These services include in-home services, assistive technology,
vocational and occupational rehabilitation, educational services for individuals with
all types of disabilities, including Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Illinoisans, Blind people,
and people with low vision, along with other supports.
Elder Care Services Providing services remotely only. They have funding to assist seniors and vulnerable
adults with basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis. Assistance may include food,
groceries, prescriptions, basic essentials and more. Call the Agency at (815) 758-6550.
Farmworker & Landscaper Providing services remotely. Available by phone, text, Whatsapp, social media and/or
Advocacy Project (FLAP) email. They improve working conditions for low-income farmworkers, nursery
workers, greenhouse workers, landscapers, snow plowing workers, packinghouse
workers, cannery workers, restaurant workers and meat and poultry workers and
their households. See attached flyers for free legal services provided.
Family Service Agency
Community Action Program Providing services remotely. Our Family Support Specialists are continuing case management with clients via phone and email. We continue to provide assistance in
any way we are able and to provide the community with all available resource
information. We will continue to update the COVID-19 resource guide as we receive
updated information from each agency. Call Agency at (815) 758-8616 for assistance.
Senior Services We are completing regular wellness check ins to make sure clients know of available
(Club 55 & Senior Connections) resources, to ensure they have what they need, and just to conversate with them.
Call the Agency at (815) 758-8616 for assistance.
Hope Haven We are unable to take new residents at this time, only open for staff and current
residents. Donations are still accepted and we are in need of food, cleaning products,
and hand sanitizer. For donations please call ahead as they need to be dropped off at
Pay It Forward House Providing services. Provides housing to family members of people receiving medical treatment in Dekalb. Hours are 9am-11am. Can be contacted at 815-762-4882.
RAMP (Regional Access Providing services electronically and over the phone. The building is closed to the & Mobilization Project) public thru March 28.
Safe Passage Our shelter is still operating but unable to take new residents at this time. All services
are still available however some services have been modified due to current COVID-
19 regulations. If anyone needs assistance they can call our hotline at (815) 756-5228.
For emergency housing needs please call (800) 799-7233.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry on Fisk Ave in DeKalb is closed until further notice. Financial
assistance helpline continues to operate weekly according to scheduled volunteer
hours; Our in home visits to clients seeking financial assistance continues via
telephone conferencing for rent and utilities financial assistance. They serve DeKalb,
Sycamore, Cortland, Hinckley, Kirkland, Malta, Genoa, Kingston, Lee, Maple Park, and
Waterman regardless of religious affiliation, race, sex, age, or social status. Can be
contacted at (815) 200-4730.
We Care Pregnancy Clinic Clinic is closed but the Helpline is open at 815-780-9097 by text message and call.
They are providing pregnancy tests, education, and support. Can also be contacted
on Facebook and at their website.