COVID-19 Resources

We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you get through this tough time. We’ll do our best to provide the latest, most accurate information.

Please visit our COVID-19 Updates page to see which Ladder Up services are available at this time.

Scroll through our most recent posts below. You can also click on a category in the left sidebar to view a list of specific information.

Illinois Student Assistance Commission COVID-19 Response
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has created a page to provide updates about changes they are making and options they offer to support all Illinoisans with college planning and financial aid as we work together to help slow transmission of the virus. http://www.goladderup.org/illinois-student-assistance-commission-covid-19-response/  
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Comcast Free Internet
Comcast announced additional steps to help ensure people stay connected to the Internet as more schools suspend classes and companies encourage employees to work from home due to the Coronavirus.
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Illinois Unemployment benefits FAQ
Unemployment benefits may be available to individuals whose unemployment is attributable to COVID-19. The Illinois Department of Employment Security recently adopted emergency rules to try to make the unemployment insurance system as responsive to the current situation as possible.
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