Emergency Cash Assistance
Public Benefits Eligibility Calculator
mRelief offers an easy to use online eligibility calculator to assess whether you qualify for 13 different public benefit programs available to both City of Chicago and Illinois residents.
Topics: Medicaid, Medicare, Housing, Child Care, Emergency Cash Assistance, Food Security
Tags: Medicaid|Medical Insurance for Children|Public Benefits|SNAP|TANF
Last updated September 16, 2016
Homelessness Prevention Resources
Many resources are available to help families and individuals with financial assistance for their security deposit and first month’s rent. There are other useful resources for information or referrals to programs that may provide direct assistance.
Topics: Housing, Emergency Cash Assistance
Tags: Homelessness Prevention|Section 8
Last updated May 22, 2018
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
The Illinois Department of Human Services administers the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program (TANF), which gives low-income families a monthly cash benefit to help them become self-sufficient.
Topics: Emergency Cash Assistance
Tags: Income supports|Public Benefits|TANF
Last updated August 15, 2017