Below is a list of organizations to offer rent assistance in Chicago. These organization include non-profits, government assistance programs and others.

Most of the rent assistance offered is to those who are faced with an immediate eviction, or who have some other type of unforeseen financial hardship, such as a medical emergency or unexpected job loss.

If you haven’t applied for government assistance yet then you should. There is a good chance you will qualify for one or several government assistance benefits. Click here to start applying for Illinois government assistance.

City of Chicago Emergency Rent Assistance
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fss/provdrs/serv/svcs/community_servicecenterlocations.html

AURORA PADS
659 S. River St.
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: 630/897-2165

BCMW, INC.
P.O. Box 729
909 E. Rexford
Centralia, IL 62801
Phone: 618/532-7388

CARVER COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
311 E. Main St., 7th Floor
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309/342-0158

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CHICAGO
(WAUKEGAN/LAKE)
671 South Lewis
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 847-782-4100

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF JOLIET
203 N. Ottawa St., 3rd Floor
Joliet, IL 60432
Phone: 815/723-3405

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF GRANITE CITY
2266 Madison Ave.
Granite City, IL 62040
Phone: 217/523-9201

CATHOLIC URBAN PROGRAMS
#7 Vieux Carre Dr.
P.O. Box 3310
East St. Louis, IL 62203
Phone: 618/398-5616

CENTRAL ILLINOIS FRIENDS OF PWA
120 NE Glen Oak Ave., Ste. 201
P.O. Box 5022
Peoria, IL 61601
Phone: 309/671-2144

CENTER OF CONCERN
1580 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: 847/823-0453

CENTER FOR PREVENTION OF ABUSE
P.O. Box 3855
720 W. Joan Court
Peoria, IL 61614
Phone: 309/691-0551

CEFS ECON. OPPORTUNITY CORP.
P. O. Box 928
1805 S. Banker St.
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217/342-2193

CHAMPAIGN CO. REG. PLANNING COMM.
1776 E. Washington St.
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217/328-3313

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF ILLINOIS
1800 Fifth St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217/732-2159

COMMUNITY CRISIS CENTER
P.O. Box 1390
37 S. Geneva St.
Elgin, IL 60121
Phone: 847/742-4088

CONNECTIONS FOR THE HOMELESS
2010 Dewey Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847/475-7070

CROSSWALK COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
410 West Main St.
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Phone: 618/937-3581

DEKALB CO. COMMUNITY SERVICES
2550 N. Annie Glidden Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815/217-0191

DUPAGE CO. DEPT. HUMAN SRVS.
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630/407-6500

EMBARRAS RIVER BASIN AGENCY
P.O. Box 307
400 W. Pleasant St.
Greenup, IL 62428
Phone: 217/923-3113

EMERGENCY FUND
651 W. Washington, Ste. 504
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: 312/379-0301

FIFTH ST. RENAISSANCE/SARA CENTER
1315 N. 5th St.
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: 217/544-5040

GLEN-ED PANTRY
P.O. Box 756s
125 5th Ave.
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone: 618/656-7506

HUMAN SERVICE CENTER OF PEORIA
P.O. Box 1346
600 Fayette
Peoria, IL 61654-1346
Phone: 309/671-8000

ILLINOIS VALLEY ECON. DEV. CORP.
P.O. Box 88
223 S. Macoupin St.
Gillespie, IL 62033-0088
Phone: 217/839-4431

KANKAKEE CO. COMM. SVCS.
657 e. Court St., Ste. 207
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815/933-7883

KENDALL CO. HEALTH DEPT.
811 John St.
Yorkville, IL 60560
Phone: 630/553-9100

LAZARUS HOUSE
214 Walnut St.
St. Charles, IL 60174
Phone: 630/587-2144

MADISON CO. URBAN LEAGUE
408 E. Bradway St.
Alton, IL 62002
Phone: 618/463-1906

MCS COMMUNITY SERV.
345 W. State St.
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: 217/243-9404

MID CENTRAL IL COMM. ACTION
1301 W. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Phone: 309/834-9240

NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COMMUNITY ACTION
103-109 N. Chicago Ave.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815/232-3141

OUTREACH COMMUNITY MINISTRIES
122 West Liberty Dr.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630/682-1910

PEORIA FRIENDSHIP HSE CHRISTIAN
800 N.E. Madison Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603
Phone: 309/671-5200

PEOPLES RESOURCE CENTER
201 S. Naperville Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630/682-5402

PRAIRIE STATE LEGAL SERV.
303 N. Main St., #600
Rockford, IL 61101
Phone: 815/965-2134

PROJECT NOW
418-19th St.
P.O. Box 3970
Rock Island, IL 61201
PHone: 309/793-6391

ROCKFORD HUMAN SERV. DEPT.
612 N. Church St.
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 815/987-5782

PUBLIC ACTION TO DELIVER SERVICES
(AURORA PADS)
659 S. River St.
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: 630/897-2165

SALVATION ARMY – BELLEVILLE/E. ST. LOUIS
#19 Public Square, Ste. 200
Belleville, IL 62220
Phone: 618/235-7378

SALVATION ARMY – DANVILLE
855 E. Fairchild St.
P.O. Box 1366 61834-1366
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: 309/655-7220

SALVATION ARMY – DECATUR
229 W. Main St.
Decatur, Il 62523
Phone: 309/655-7220

SALVATION ARMY – PEKIN
243 Derby St.
Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: 309/655-7220

SALVATION ARMY – PEORIA
401 N.E. Adams
Peoria, IL 61603
Phone: 309/655-1338

SALVATION ARMY – PONTIAC
P.O. Box 529
112 N. Division
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 309/655-7220

SHAWNEE AREA DEV. INC.
P.O. Box 298
530 W. Washington
Karnak, IL 62956
Phone: 618/634-2201

SO. SUBURBAN COUNCIL HOMELESSNESS
P.O. Box 1001
Park Forest, IL 60466
Phone: 708/754-4357

STOPPING WOMAN ABUSE NOW
P.O. Box 176
1114 S. West
Olney, IL 62450
Phone: 618/392-3556

TRI-CO OPPORTUNITIES COUNCIL
P.O. Box 610
405 Emmons Ave.
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Phone: 815/625-7830

TWO RIVERS
1125 Hampshire St.
Quincy, IL 62301
Phone: 217/224-8171

WABASH AREA DEV. INC.
P.O. Box 70
110 Latham St.
Enfield, IL 62835
Phone: 618/963-2387

WE CARE OF GRUNDY CO.
520 W. Illinois Ave.
Morris, IL 60450
Phone: 815/942-6389

WESTERN EGYPTIAN
P.O. Box 7
#1 Industrial Park
Steeleville, IL 62288
Phone: 618/965-3458

WESTERN IL REGIONAL COUNCIL
223 South Randolph
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/837-2997

YWCA OF PEORIA
826 SW Adams St.
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: 309/685-7655