Public Benefits 

 
  • SNAP Benefits: If you need assistance with public assistance programs including SNAP (food stamps), cash assistance, or Medicaid, please contact the Illinois Department of Human Services at 1-800-843-6154. You can also apply online at abe.illinois.gov.

    • SNAP participants can now purchase groceries only via Amazon Fresh learn more here

  • TANF Benefits: The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides temporary financial assistance for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children. TANF provides financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical. Learn more and apply here!

  • Medicaid Benefits: Medicaid is a jointly funded state and Federal government program that pays for medical assistance services. Medicaid pays for medical assistance for eligible children, parents and caretakers of children, pregnant women, persons who are disabled, blind or 65 years of age or older. Learn more and apply here!