We are certified by the Greater Chicago Food Depository to assist families in applying for SNAP (formerly, Food Stamps). We can help:
Determine if you qualify for SNAP
Answer your eligibility questions
Inform you of necessary documents
Submit application & documents on your behalf
Ensure a DHS caseworker contacts you in a timely manner
Our Government Resource Division helps those who are eligible for Medicaid apply for assistance.
We proudly assist families in securing the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
How It Works:
Priority Period 1: September 1st
Households with a senior member age 60+
Households with a person receiving Disability Benefits (including Federal Social Security Disability benefits, Civil Service Disability or Federal Supplemental Security Income Benefits based on blindness or disability, Veterans Administration Disability benefits, Railroad Retirement Disability benefits, or any State Pension or payment based on blindness or disability.