COVID-19 and Mental Health

A number of issues were discussed at last week’s McLean County and Peoria Local Area Council meeting, including the effect of Covid-19 on Mental Health. According to studies, nearly 1 in 5 Covid-19 patients develop a mental illness within three months of testing...

Fighting Poverty During the Pandemic

“The Department of Human Services will provide $32.5 million for programs aimed at fighting poverty during the pandemic in a variety of ways. That work is expected to help 73,000 people across Illinois by giving them stipends to rebuild businesses, providing food to...

Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund

Coalition partners Alternatives (for the Older Adult, Inc.), Bridgeway, Chestnut Health Systems, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless, are among 42 nonprofit recipients of the fourth and largest round of...