A new website allows both volunteers and those seeking childcare services to sign up for the program.

“During this unprecedented challenge to our city, we need everyone stepping up and doing their part,” Lightfoot said in a statement. “I applaud Sittercity for doing just that by providing a gateway to the critical childcare needed by our fellow Chicagoans working on the front-lines to stem the spread of COVID-19 and maintain essential services for our communities.