Resources for Illinois Families Struggling to Make Ends Meet

February 23, 2009

Amy Rynell from the Heartland Alliance Mid-America Institute on Poverty joined the call-in on 848 this morning.‚  She passed on this very helpful resource.‚  "The Heartland Alliance Mid-America Institute on Poverty has compiled a Quick Resource Guide for Illinois families struggling to make ends meet. The Quick Resource Guide outlines the various types of assistance that may be available to Illinois families and includes information on eligibility criteria, where to get more information, and how to access or‚ apply for certain benefits. Download the Quick Resource Guide Links to online applications: Apply for Unemployment Insurance Apply for cash, medical, and food stamp benefits Apply for All Kids and Family Care