Hours and locations of cooling centers in Cook County.

If you don’t have air, power, fans, etc . . . go to a cooling center or head to the mall or even a public library to get some relief.


Before you call or visit Together We Cope, check our schedule.

Call during regular business hours. A receptionist will ask for your name, phone number(s), size of family, address and which type of help you need. A case manager will return your call.

Together We Cope Client Services

Urgent services

Financial services

  • housing assistance (rent/mortgage/security deposit)
  • utilities assistance (gas/electric/water)

Non-financial services

  • food
  • clothing
  • transportation
  • referrals and resources

The mission of Together We Cope client services is bridging the gap for Southland residents in temporary crisis by providing food, shelter, clothing and referrals, empowering them to return to self-sufficiency.

“Very nice people willing to help you with your situation or problem.” — Lynn

Bring your ID

Bring an ID and a piece of mail, postmarked within the last 60 days that shows your current address. Individuals residing within our service area are eligible to receive groceries for themselves or their families once a month.

Individuals who do not live within our service area are allowed one bag of emergency food, one time per year.

We help those people who need help within our service area.
Our Service Area does not include the Mount Greenwood neighborhood (in Worth Township) because it is a part of the City of Chicago.

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Do you live outside of our service area?

Townships outside of TWC’s service area.


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