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Emergency Back Up Providers and PPE

Emergency Back Up Provider Program:  Progress Center is now operating an Emergency Back Up Provider program.  In the early stages of the pandemic, Progress Center had a program that could place an emergency provider with someone in the Home Services program in emergency need of a personal assistant. The program specifically was to support people…

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Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Lottery opens on October 19

The Housing Authority of Cook County is opening its Housing Choice Voucher wait list on Monday, October 19, 2020. The housing authority will begin to accept wait list applications at 8:30 in the morning on October 19.  The housing authority will accept applications for the waiting list until Monday, November 2 at 4:30 p.m.  This…

Three Progress Center supporters holding the Progress Center Banner at the Disability Pride Parade

Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period begins on October 15 and ends on December 7.  During the Annual Enrollment Period, Medicare Beneficiaries may:  switch Medicare Plans, join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, switch from one prescription drug plan to another prescription drug plan, drop Medicare Prescription Drug coverage.  Progress Center has four health benefits counselors on staff. …