Suburban Partners

Rental Application Assistance

Agency Name Counties Language
Arab American Family Services
Omar Awadh
(708) 289-6093
Southwestern Chicago and 33 southwestern suburbs (also some services in Will and DuPage) English,
Spanish, Arabic
Binational Institute of Human Development
2751 W 16th St
Chicago, IL 60608
Cook County: Pilsen, Little Village, Cicero, Berwyn, Franklin Park, Melrose Park, Lyons, Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Wheeling, Palatine and all Chicagoland area English, Spanish
Catholic Charities of Chicago
Sally Blount
(312) 655-7000
Lake, Northwest Cook English
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos
100638 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 297-3370 or (773) 349-2806
East Side, South Chicago, Hegewisch, Calumet City, Lansing, South Holland, Burnham,  Harvey, Blue Island, Midlothian,
Dixmoor, Chicago Heights, Chicago Ridge
English, Spanish
Chicago Community and Workers Rights
2801 S Hamlin Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
City of Chicago and suburban areas.  Cook: Cicero, Berwyn, Harvey, metropolitan areas English, Spanish
Community Crisis Center
La Tonya Walker
(847) 742-4088
DuPage, Kane, Northwest Cook English
Connections For Homeless
Betty Bogg
(847) 475-7070
Northern Cook English
Cornerstone Community Development Corporation
943 E Lincoln Hwy
Ford Heights, IL 60411
(708) 758-2565
Suburban Cook English
Council of Islamic Organizations
(312) 506-0070
Cook, Dupage, Lake, Will (including Rogers Park, West Ridge, Chicago Lawn, South Chicago and parts of West Englewood)  English, Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Mali, Spanish, Hindi, Niger
Erie Neighborhood House
1347 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 666-3430
Cook (specifically providing services all over the city of Chicago, with special emphasis on the disproportionately
impacted communities of South Lawndale (Little Village), Cicero, and Berwyn
English, Spanish, Chinese, Ukrainian, Russian
Family Focus Chicago
Alfredo Calixto
(773) 708-1741
Northwest side of Chicago, (including Cicero and Aurora) English, Spanish
Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) -
Proyecto de Ayuda para Trabajadores del Campo y Jardineros
(888) 451-3527
Boone, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage,  Jo Daviess, Kane, Kendall, Grundy, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will, and Winnebago; Cass, Champaign, Kankakee, Peoria, McLean, and Sangamon English, Spanish
First Defense Legal Aid
601 S California Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
(800) 529-7374
Cook English, Spanish
Indo-American Center
6328 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
Chiraq Shah 
Irfan Ibrahim
(773) 973-4444 ext. 115
Cook - 60645, 60659, 60625, 60646, 60612, 60626, 60660, 60640. West Ridge, Rogers Park, Uptown, Albany Park, and Lincoln Square neighborhoods of Chicago. Do not limit
services to these neighborhoods, as they expand their outreach efforts, clients will seek our services from all over
Chicago and the Metro area
Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
Logan Square Neighborhood Association
2840 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Silvia Sanchez 
Teresa Labastida
(773) 384-4370
Cook - (Chicago: Logan Square, Hermosa, Avondale, and potentially some of Albany Park); DuPage (Elmhurst); Rock Island (Moline) Spanish, English, Portuguese, Swahili, French, Yoruba
Metropolitan Family Services - Legal Aid Society
1 North Dearborn Ste 1000
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 986-4200
Merrionette Park, Blue Island, Robbins, Dolton, Markham, Posen, Harvey English, Spanish
Metropolitan Tenants Organization
1727 S Indiana Ave Ste 3G
Chicago, IL 60616
(773) 292-4988
Cook English
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and Community Center Casa Esperanza
Pablo Cruz
(708) 345-3632
Proviso Township: Melrose Park and Surrounding Neighborhoods  English, Spanish
Partners for Our Communities
1926 N Green Ln N #1-B
Palatine, IL 60074
Liza Gutierrez
(847) 847-4475
Suburban Cook - Palatine 60074, Hoffman Estates 60169, Schaumburg 60173, Hanover  Park 60133, Rolling Meadows 60008 English, Spanish
Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action, Inc
1100 Madison St
Maywood, IL 60153
(708) 865-0605
Cook - Proviso/Leyden Townships and the Austin neighborhood area English
South Suburban Council
Angela Smith
South Suburban Cook English
The Resurrection Project
Lizette Carretero
(312) 666-1323
West Lawn on the South and West Sides  of Chicago, as well as Cicero, Berwyn and  Melrose Park in suburban Cook County English, Spanish
United African Organization
4910 S Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Chicago, IL 60615
(312) 949-9980 |
WhatsApp SMS
(773) 420-8976
Cook, Will, DuPage (Lisle, Naperville, Aurora), Kane, Rock Island (Moline), Cass (Beardstown) Twi, Mandingo, French, Krio, English
Warehouse Workers for Justice
37 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60607
(888) 344-6432

Will; the following zip codes/towns
in South Suburban Cook

Westside Justice Center
601 S California Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
(773) 940-2213
Cook English
World Relief Chicagoland (DuPage/Aurora, Chicago)

Troy Simpson
(708) 953-8005

Alicia Rivera
Stephanie Webb
Peter Zigterman
(773) 681-8543

DuPage/Aurora, with services available to
immigrants from suburban Cook and Collar

DuPage/Aurora:  English, Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Hindi, Polish, Amharic, Bosnian, Burmese, Dari, French, Gujarati, Kurdish, Kinyarwanda,
Lingala, Lithuanian, Malay, Mandarin (Chinese), Nepali, Oromo, Pashto, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Rohingya, Romanian, Russian, Rwanda, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Thai, Tigrigna, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

Chicago: English, Spanish, French, Lingala, Bosnian

Xilin Association
Sueylee Chang
(312) 404-8502
Metropolitan Chicago (New City, Amour Square, Lower West Side, Brighton Park, Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park,
Pilsen, South Lawndale and North Lawndale); Suburban Cook (Addison, Rolling Meadow, Schaumberg, Elgin, Palatine,  Mt. Prospect, Des Plaines, Prospect Heights, Niles); and DuPage (West Chicago, Bolingbrook, Aurora, Woodridge, Westmont)
English, Spanish

Legal Aid or Mediation

Agency Name Counties Language(s)
Beyond Legal Aid
(855) 631-0811
Cook English, Spanish
Catholic Charities Legal Aid
(855) 631-0811
Cook, Lake English, Spanish
James B Moran Center for Youth Advocacy
(855) 631-0811
Evanston English, Spanish
Lawyers Committee for Better Housing
(855) 631-0811
Rentervention, a virtual
assistant/chatbot, and its virtual
legal clinic to include all of
Cook County
English, Spanish
North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic
(855) 631-0811
Cook, Lake English, Spanish
Resolution Systems Institute
(855) 631-0811
Cook English, Spanish