Affordable Child Care Access

CHA believes that every child deserves a strong foundation in life.  Residents can access Head Start, Early Head Start and child care services through the Department of Family and Support Services. Click here to learn more about the resources available, or call Illinois Action for Children at 312.823.1258.

Substance Abuse Treatment

Public housing residents seeking services related to substance abuse treatment should contact their FamilyWorks provider.  For additional resources from the State of Illinois, click here.

Utility Assistance

For assistance in paying utility bills, click here to see a flyer on utility assistance resources that includes eligibility and contact information.

Electric Supplier Choice

Chicagoans have choice about which company will supply their electricity.  Click here to see a flyer created by the Citizens Utility Board (CUB), in collaboration with CHA, explaining Electric Choice and providing information and questions to ask an Electric Supplier to help you make the best choice for you and your family.  (Click here for the same flyer in Spanish.)  For more information visit CUB’s web site: www.citizensutilityboard.org.

Affordable Internet

Comcast is offering affordable internet at home through Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program. Gain access to low-cost high-speed internet service for $9.95 a month plus tax; purchase an internet-ready computer for under $150; and gain access to free digital literacy training in print, online and in-person. Apply Now


Click here for resources related to the Affordable Care Act.

Enroll for Get Covered Illinois here