Community Resources Available During COVID-19 Pandemic

Below is a list of community resources that are available to help as we continue to cope during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  


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Child Abuse 

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services’ child abuse hotline: 1-800-252-2873

National child abuse hotline (24 hours): 800-25-ABUSE (1-800-252-2873)

Consumer Fraud  

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (CCSAO) consumer fraud complaint form, FAQs, and hotline: 312-603-8600

Tips to avoid COVID-19 fraud.

The Illinois Attorney General consumer fraud complaint form and hotline: 1-800-386-5438

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 

Survivors of domestic violence should call 911. 

Resources for survivors of Domestic Violence during COVID-19. 

CCSAO Victim Witness Unit: 773-674-7200 

Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-877-863-6338

Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline: 888-293-2080

Medical options for survivors (created by Resilience)

Hate Crimes 

CCSAO Victim Witness Unit: 773-674-7200

City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations: 312-744-4874

Cook County Sheriff’s Office hotline: 773-674-4357

Illinois Attorney General Hate Crime Report/Civil Rights hotline: 1-877-581-3692

Non-emergency hate crime report: Anti-Defamation League.


National Immigrant Justice Center: 312-660-1370

Mental Health 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chicago: 312-563-0445

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

CCSAO Mental Health Unit: 312-603-8600