COVID-19 Resources 2020

2020 has brought with it many challenges in our comunity. We have amazing Partners who continue to step up each day to make sure that our community needs are met, from Childcare, to food pantries to shelter and senior needs.

We recognize that there will always be a struggle, and that there might not always be an answer, but the committment from United Way of Northwest Illinois and our Partners in the Community every day shows that there is always a way when we Live United! 

Help starts here, with our Community and Agency Partners 

CONTACT acts as our crisis hotline in the community as well as our information and referral hotline. Through each of our most recent crisis' in the community CONTACT has answered calls and additional Partner Agencies have stepped up to meet what needs they are able. If you are in need of volunteer assistance, please call CONTACT at 815-233-4357 and they will refer you to the most appropriate service. 

We want to refer you to our respected Healthcare Partners to receive information on COVID-19. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed many challenges for each of us, whether through emotional, health, or financial impact we all have questions.

We are not health experts here at United Way, and we want to make sure that you have access to the Medical professionals regarding this virus as much as you can. Below find links to websites that are being kept up to date with relevant information regarding the virus.

Centers for Disease Control

Illinois Department of Public Health

Stephenson County Health Department

Carroll County Health Department

Jo Daviess County Health Department-


Monroe Clinic

Midwest Medical

RESOURCES in our Community