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COVID-19 Resources for the Disability Community

 

COVID-19 Resources for the Disability Community

Last updated: 4:00pm, 11/17/20

In light of developments in the outbreak of COVID-19 across the country, Access Living will continue to support our community in a multitude of ways, including creating and maintaining the below list of resources.

Please note: This is a living document. Information will be updated as it changes or becomes available.

As a person with a disability, how are you being impacted by Covid-19? Tell us your story.

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Recently Added

Accessible Tech Resources

City and State Updates and News

Communications Access Assistance

Collective Care, Caregiving, and Organizing

For information on volunteering assistance, please see the Volunteer Opportunities section of the resource page. Please note that mutual aid groups, resources, or offers are not affiliated with local or state governments, professional organizations, or other verified entities. Please use caution and your best judgement when choosing to provide information to these groups or individuals.

Coronavirus Preparedness

Disability Health Information & Resources

Food

Get Involved – Advocacy

HCBS and Personal Assistants

Healthcare Guidance from the State of Illinois

Housing

  • Despite Coronavirus eviction ban, some Chicago landlords are using illegal to lock out tenants. If you are facing eviction here are a few tenants rights organizations you can contact:

Media

Most major news outlets have announced that all COVID-19 coverage will be available to all for free. Here are a handful of outlets with free coverage:

Parents and Teachers

Schooling

Activities for Kids at Home

Pet Aid

Relief Funds

Self-Care

Transportation

Volunteer Opportunities