Laid-Off Member Resources

Indiana laid-off members click HERE.

Housing Resources

Click HERE for information about the May 2021 rental grants for Chicago and Illinois.

If you’re a tenant, click HERE for what you should give to your landlord to ask them to apply for these grants.

Member Assistance Intake Form

Please read the options and resources below. If you still need help with any of these areas of assistance, please fill out the Member Assistance Intake Form, and someone from the Member Assistance team will contact you.

Healthy Local 1

Is your health insurance through your employer at risk of ending due to COVID?

Check out our new Healthy Local 1 page HERE to complete our intake form and to answer your questions about which healthcare options may be best for you.

Want to learn about the UNITEHERE Health Super Saver plan ? Click HERE  for more information

Food Assistance

Looking for food banks in Cook County? The Greater Chicago Food Depository has a site to help find food pantries and pop-ups in Chicagoland.

Local 1 has maps of the food banks that are close to you, in your area of Chicagoland. Click below on your area:

Looking for food somewhere else? Feeding America has a food bank finder for the whole country.

Need help applying for SNAP benefits? Click HERE for more info.


Local 1’s Guide to Unemployment and the New Federal Stimulus Bill is HERE

Local 1’s Illinois Unemployment Guide is available HERE.

Our Troubleshooting Guide for Indiana Unemployment is HERE.

If you would like help finding employment, please fill out this FORM.

Other Resources

UTILITIES: Struggling to pay your gas, light, or water bills? UNITE HERE Local 1  is partnering with CEDA and the Workers Education Society to get utility help to members. Click HERE to fill out an intake form.

WINTER CLOTHES: Need warm winter gear? Click HERE.

DIAPERS: In need of diapers for your baby? Click HERE

Toolkit Videos

Check out our  “Toolkit” video series on the UNITE HERE Local 1 Facebook Page that provides information and training on unemployment, food assistance, financial planning and more!