Unemployment and Hardship Resources

City Waiving Water and Sewer Late Fees

UPDATE: City approves a second Temporary Enforcement Waiver through and including September 30, 2020, in accordance with the provisions of Ordinance O2020-29, passed August 3, 2020.

Warrenville residents may be facing financial challenges due to unemployment or other financial hardship related to COVID-19. Therefore, the City of Warrenville will temporarily suspend shutoffs and waive new late fees on water and sewer service accounts for non-payment through June 30, 2020. This will be done automatically for all water and sewer customer accounts, beginning with the March 10, 2020 invoice. For questions, please call 630-393-5753.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 expands unemployment benefits. 

Additional Information

Illinois Department of Employment Security Frequently Asked Questions

WorkNet DuPage

WorkNet DuPage offers residents of DuPage County resources, including no-cost career planning and job search services, and access to federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant funding.

Free From Layoff to Launch webinars will be offered featuring representatives from DuPage County Workforce Development Division, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES).  Topics include: how to file for unemployment insurance benefits, what to expect after filing, health insurance coverage and 401(k) options, how to apply for up to $10,000 in professional training grants, and no-cost career services including virtual workshops and resume reviews.

Sign up for free From Layoff to Launch webinars.

WorkNet DuPage


UPDATE: ComEd announces Bill Payment Assistance Program for income eligible customers. Eligible customers can receive a one-time bill assistance credit of up to $500 for past-due balances, up to the amount of the balance.  This program expires on 12/31/2020, or when funds are exhausted, whichever comes first.  To learn more about eligibility requirements and apply for a Bill Payment Assistance Program credit, call 1-800-EDISON-1 (1-800-334-7661) or visit ComEd.com/BillAssistance.

ComEd announced they are suspending disconnects for customers unable to pay their bills and waiving new late payment charges through at least May 1st. They will also work with customers on a case-by-case basis to establish payment arrangements and identify energy assistance options to address their specific needs.

Visit the ComEd Coronavirus Updates website.

Internet and Cable Services

Both AT&T and Comcast have announced special programming and other resources in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

View AT&T’s response to COVID-19 for consumers. 

View Comcast’s response to COVID-19. 

Food Pantries

Neighborhood Food Pantries are open and serving the Warrenville community.  

Immanuel Presbyterian Church
Site Coordinator: Don Bauer
29W260 Batavia Road, Warrenville
Phone: 630-929-3923

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday:   11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.