Immigrant Community & Resources
Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) has a multitude of resources for immigrants and refugees, including the Immigrant Family Resource Program. For information on whether you or your family may qualify for public benefits or other types of assistance please call the Immigrant Family Resource Program (IFRP) Hotline at 1-855-IFRP-NOW (1-855-437-7669). Languages available are: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese, English, Hindi and Gujarati. Visit https://www.icirr.org/ifrpnow for more information.
World Relief Chicagoland serves the DuPage and Aurora communities and offers a number of resources for immigrants, including social services, English courses, and immigrant legal services. Click here to learn more.
Immigrant Solidarity DuPage offers many resources and events to the immigrant community, including frequent cultural events, food pantry, and immigration clinics. Click here to learn more about ISD.
The Latino Policy Forum has created an in depth guide covering basic housing rights and policies for immigrant tenants living in Illinois, regardless of immigration status. It includes tenant protections, landlord responsibilities and obligations, and free housing resources. It also offers descriptions of legal processes and the right to interpreters/translators in legal proceedings, as well as other means for immigrant tenants to defend their rights and report unequal treatment.