COVID-19 - YWCA Lake County

COVID-19

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Updated: June 2, 2020, at 11:40 am

YWCA Lake County is closely monitoring developments with COVID-19 and following the recommendations of public health experts. Click here to read the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While the safety of staff, clients, volunteers, and supporters is our primary concern, we are also developing plans to minimize interruptions to our many direct services, upon which so many individuals and families rely. Please continue to follow us here and on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) for updates on programs, services, and upcoming events as plans are subject to change.

Remote Programs and Services

Wherever possible, we are transitioning the following to remote options (e.g. teleconference or virtual visits); Trainings and Classes are cancelled until further notice.

  • Home Visiting (License Exempt Monitor, Recruitment and Retention Visits etc.)
  • Provider Service Technical Assistance
  • Child Care Assistance Program
  • Child Care Referrals
  • Health Services information offered online

Office Closure

The YWCA Lake County 1425 Tristate Parkway, Gurnee, IL location is closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17th until further notice. Program staff will be available remotely to continue providing services, so please look out for emails/phone calls with more details. You can also continue sending your inquiries through email and/or phone to have the message forwarded to the right team.

Notice: Due to Governor Pritzker’s order of Shelter in Place for the state of Illinois, YWCA Lake County will no longer be able to accommodate the School Age Program before and after school sessions or the seasonal camps, effective Monday, March 23rd. We regret to announce that the School Age Program will remain closed through June. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will keep you updated on when these programs will run again.

COVID-19 Early Childhood Resources

COVID-19 Resources from YWCALC Health Services Program

Other Community Resources

COVID-19 Update

YWCA Lake County will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17th until further notice. Program staff will be available remotely to continue providing services. Please see the link below for the latest information from YWCA Lake County regarding events and services amid COVID-19.

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