In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
Link to www.Benefits CheckUp.org to determine eligibility for more than 70 city, state and federal benefits to which you may be entitled. These programs include:
To use the service, go to www.BenefitsCheckup.org and complete the online application.
If you do not have access to a computer, you may call to make an appointment with an information specialists at one of the Regional Senior Centers nearest your home for assistance. A description of the entitlement and how and where to apply for each program is provided. A separate screening for pharmaceutical assistance is available.
To receive a Benefits Eligibility CheckUp application via post mail or if you have questions about the program, call 312.744.4016, send e-mail to: BenefitsCheckup@cityofchicago.org