covid-19 resources

Services for Individuals

  • Unemployment:

    • File a Claim Here:

      • Online Filing Schedule: Those with last names beginning with letters A-M will be asked to file their claims on Sundays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays.  Those with last names beginning with letters N-Z will be asked to file their claims on Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays. Saturdays will be available for anyone to accommodate those who could not file during their allotted window.​

      • Call Center Filing Schedule: Those with last names beginning with letters A-M will be asked to call on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:30am – 6pm.  Those with last names beginning with letters N-Z will be asked to call on Mondays and Wednesdays between 7:30am – 6pm. Fridays (7:30am – 6pm) will be available for anyone to accommodate those who could not file during their allotted window.​The day or time of day in which a claim is filed will not impact whether you receive benefits or your benefit amount.  Additionally, claims will be back-dated to reflect the date in which a claimant was laid-off or let go from their job due to COVID-19.​

  • United Way 211: Call 2-1-1 or visit website

  • Health Insurance: If you have lost your employer-provided health insurance as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, you may be eligible to enroll in a new plan at Healthcare.Gov.

  • Text-A-Tip: Young Adults Mental Health Middle and high school students experiencing a mental health crisis can anonymously speak with a mental health counselor through Text-A-Tip, Lake County's 24/7 helpline for young people. If you need help or are concerned about a friend, you can reach Text-A-Tip by texting LAKECO to 1-844-823-5323.

  • Domestic Violence

    • If you or a family member need assistance, you can reach the Illinois Department of Human Services' toll-free 24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline by calling 1-877-TO END DV. 

    • A Safe Place: You can also call A Safe Place 24/7 Crisis Hotline number: 847-249-4450

Lake County Businesses:

  • Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opprotunity Small Business Emergency Loan Fund:

  • Comprehensive list of COVID-19 financial resources: at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's website.​

  • Sales Tax ReliefThe Illinois Department of Revenue is waiving penalties and interest on late Sales Tax Payments for small restaurants and bars. For more information, please see the Illinois Department of Revenue's notice here.​

  • Small Business Survival Guide: The Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center has created a small business survival guide to help businesses through the COVID-19 outbreak.

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