Benefits Outreach and SNAP
We provide benefits assistance for food and more. Our Benefits Outreach team helps people in Cook County with SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, and other public benefits programs.
Three Ways to Get Help
1. Call us now
Call us for a short, free, confidential interview. We will help you through every step of the process. Our Benefits Hotline is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m: 773-843-5416
2. Can’t call now? Fill out our form and we’ll call you.
Answer a few questions and we will call you Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
3. Apply with the State of Illinois
If you have computer access, you can apply for SNAP and Medicaid benefits online using the state’s website. Visit the Illinois Application for Benefits Eligibility (ABE) to apply online.