COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR CLIENTS
Your health and safety is HOW’s top priority in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are paying close attention to the developing conditions and adjusting the way we work to reduce risk while continuing to meet your needs.
Please note, our offices at 1607 W. Howard St. and 400 W 76th Street (Ste. 360) will be officially closed until further notice. Unless you have a confirmed appointment, please do not come to our offices, as the majority of HOW staff will be working remotely.
Tenants, please contact your Housing Specialist with any questions regarding building maintenance, additional protocols and/or safety measures.
Check here for updated information regarding available services and resources.
Contact Your Case Manager
Enact Preventative Measures and Comply with State Orders
A statewide order has been issued for Illinois residents to stay at home or in their place of residence unless traveling for essential needs.
Learn what this means and what is and is not permitted here.
Please see the CDPH Preparedness Checklist
Obtain necessary medications & supplies
Try to obtain a 30-90 day supply of essential medicines and refill any prescriptions you have.
Many prescriptions services and healthcare providers are offering free early refills on prescriptions and free delivery.
If possible, have extras of essential household items (e.g. diapers, laundry detergent, etc.) and food staples on hand.
Step 4: Develop Contingency Plans
With CPS closed, many people are struggling to find child care for their children.
HOW's Youth Team stands ready to help families with resources and ways to ensure their children stay on track academically. Email the Youth team by clicking here or call 773-609-0337.
Have a support system in place for elderly family members.