Thousands of people across Illinois are in need of housing and shelter as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to slow down. Nearly 14,000 people from 25 different counties in the state say they need housing and shelter. This is data coming from 211 Counts. 211 Counts is a website through United Way that tracks how many people are calling for different human services they need, including food, utilities, child care, and parenting.
June 13, 2021 at 08:22AM