New statistics from the state's food stamp program show an increase in those receiving assistance in Illinois. The Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday that numbers from the Illinois Department of Human Services show about 857,000 households enrolled in the Supp
Los centros de Illinois workNet‚ son centros de servicio con personas que tienen una dedicaciƒ³n al apoyar y desarrollar la poblaciƒ³n activa en la comunidad. Estos centros conectan las empresas y a quienes buscan trabajo con los recursos y servicios en Chicago.
From Chicago's stimulus website:
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development invite you to a Making Home Affordable Foreclosure Prevention Workshop
When: Friday, August 21
12:00 p.m. -- 8:00 p.m.
Recently laid-off Chicagoans, this is for you: Julie Sullivan at the Chicago Work-Life Balance Examiner writes about what to do as soon as lose your job. The article is hyper local so you can find all the resources right here in Chicago.
If you're out on the hunt for your first home, you might want to add checking out the Illinois Housing Development Authority to your list of to-dos. The Chicago Tribune reports the IHDA will offer interest-free loans up to $6,000 for down payments on homes.
Are you new to the Chicago? Welcome. Bienvenidos. Do you want to improve your English? The City's Chicago Workforce Center offers literacy and English as a Second Language courses and workshops throughout the city. The best part? These services are free for job seekers.