Business Community Resources

Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Resources

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Cook County's Resources and Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Survival Guide for Businesses

Council for Development Finance Agencies 

COVID-19 Emergency Resources for Businesses

COVID-19 Implications for Commercial Leases

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

Lake County Health Department Update to Businesses
Hosts phone conferences every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 - 11:30 AM to provide businesses with updated information and address questions.
Call 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 341 317 913
Password: 427820

Lake County, IL Small Business Survival Guide

Local Businesses and Restaurants Map Indicates Location, Modified Hours and Pick-Up and/or Delivery Options. Click the top tabs on a computer to change views or swipe left at the bottom if viewed on a tablet

SCORE Coronavirus Small Business Resource Hub

Small Business Development Center Lookup

Types of Essential Businesses

Village of Barrington Local Business Form: keep Village residents informed on what your business is doing.


IRS Coronavirus Information

IRS Families First Coronavirus Response Act Relief

IRS Employee Retention Credit

IRS Social Security Tax Withholding IRS News

IRS Social Security Tax Withholding IRS Guidance


State of Illinois Coronavirus Information

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program Information

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program Flyer

State of Illinois Economic Assistance

State of Illinois Resources for Businesses


Small Business Association (SBA) Resources

SBA COVID-19 Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources 

SBA Disaster Loans: The Three-Step Process

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Eligibility

SBA Disaster Loans

SBA Express Bridge Loans

SBA E-Newsletter Sign-Up

SBA Virtual Mentoring and Training Services 


Employment Concerns

Need to file for unemployment? Using the Department of Employment Security’s online portal at the “safest, easiest, and fastest route” to submitting a claim and will free up the phone lines for those without internet or computer access.

Applying for Unemployment Benefits

Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce Member Job Postings

The Barrington Career Center

Career Resource Center

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Employers Currently Hiring

Getting Unemployment Benefits

Harper College Job Placement Resource Center

Illinois Job Link

Illinois Work Net Center Resources

Job Center of Lake County Resource Library

Job Center of Lake County Listing of Employers Currently Hiring

Lost Wages Supplemental Payment Assistance Guidelines (FEMA)

Lost Wages Assistance Information and FAQs for Illinois

National Able Network

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance

Willow Creek Care Center Employment Services



Business Safety Checks for vacant business buildings
Available via Barrington Police Department Vacation Watch:

Workplace Safety and COVID-19


Business Education

Facebook for Business Resource Hub

Gale Courses

SCORE Library of Recorded Business Webinars