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COVID-19 Community Services

Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic
Illinois 2-1-1 - Online Resource Directory
Available to anyone looking for basic needs, crisis and mental health services, financial assistance, health care, support groups, etc.
Love Is Louder - Online Mental Health Resource
Identifies ways to: “STAY CALM, # STAY KIND, #STAY ACTIVE, and # STAY CONNECTED”. Learn to: meditate, find creative ways to workout, play games, go to a virtual concert, and have virtual parties!
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine
During this difficult time, the NAMI HelpLine is here for you. HelpLine volunteers are working to answer questions, offer support and provide practical next steps. The resources on this page provide information to address many needs and concerns.

The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
Sinnissippi Centers
For the safety of our clients, staff, and communities, during the COVID-19 virus outbreak, Sinnissippi Centers is offering services by phone, video, and limited in-person appointments until further notice. Please call 800-242-7642 before coming to any of our locations. If you are in crisis or have any urgent behavioral health needs, call our 24-hour crisis line at 800-242-7642. Staff are ready to help.

Sinnissippi Centers has posted a wealth of resources to our website on our links page at www.sinnissippi.org/links There you will find links to help you pass the time while you are home, how to take care or your mental wellness, online resources for support group meetings, and many other resources.
Tri-County Opportunities Council
Tri-County's Agency Resource Book is filled with information to assist individuals with adult education, employment services, basic needs, child care services, dental health, disability services, emergency services, food pantries, legal services, mental health services, physical health, recreation services and other resources within our nine counties.
United Way of Lee County
With the economic and health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we know there are uncertain times ahead. We’re here to help! Just dial 2-1-1 and you’ll be connected to one of our many specialists who can connect you with disaster, food, housing, utility and health care resources.
Whiteside County Health Department
With fear, stress and anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, WCHD has resources available to help. Whiteside County Community Health Clinic and Sinnissippi Centers can provide face-to-face therapy or tele-therapy to those unable to attend in person. Call or text trusted people or use FaceTime, Skype or Google Hangouts. Practice deep breathing, stretching or meditation. Put phones away and take breaks from watching, reading or listening to news stories, including social media. Eat well, exercise, get plenty of sleep and avoid alcohol and drugs.