Organization Name & Link Current Information
DeKalb Area Women's Center Open by appointment almost anytime 9am-pm. The best way to reach them is by email at DeKalbAWC@gmail.com. They can also be called at 815-758-1351.
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 application is currently closed. Public housing application is open. Contacts can be found here.
DeKalb Township As of February 1 the building will be open to the public, but correspondence should be done through mail, phone, or appointment. Contact at For information on financial assistance information, call (815)-758-8282. We are working directly with local social service agencies and 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. Drop box is also available for completed documents. Feb 1 will open, doing everything by mail, phone, or appointment. Drop box as well.
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. In response to COVID-19, they are providing community outreach and education, distributing and facilitating access to cash transfers to very low-income Latino families to help supplement lost wages. Contact at 888-451-3527 or email@example.com.
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 Senior Services is completing regular wellness check-ins to offer a friendly visit as well as making sure clients know of available resources. In partnership with the NI Food Bank we are hosting a senior food distribution the on-4th Tuesday of every month. We are hosting virtual workshops\programs- Creative Writing, Book Club, Bingo, Trivia, a Reminisce Group an Intergeneration Pen Pal Program, a Vet-to-Vet Cafe’, and so much more. We are also meeting in person at our Sycamore location for walking, chair yoga and chair exercise. For more information call (815) 758-8616 #1 for Club 55. (Club 55 & Senior Connections)
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. They are accepting a limited number of guests back to the House, subject to room availability. Requests for temporary housing will continue to be processed via referral form. Further details on COVID adaptations can be found here. 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.