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Public Aid

ABE (Application for Benefits Eligibility)

Part of

Questions: 1-866-311-1119

*Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps)

*Cash assistance

*Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

*Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD)

*Healthcare coverage

Catholic Charities - Kankakee Office

270 N Schuyler Ave

Kankakee, IL 60901

(815) 933-7791

*Photo ID assistance

*Some medication assistance

*Vouchers to resale stores

*Food vouchers

*Rental assistance/utilities assistance if has sufficient income

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. - Kankakee Office

187 S Schuyler Ave #350

Kankakee, IL 60901

(815) 935-2750

*Non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal aid to people who cannot afford an attorney.


Types of legal assistance:

Family Law

Housing Law

Health care

Needs based government assistance

State Public Defender

Office of the State Appellate Defender

P.O. Box 5780400 South 9th St, Suite 201

Springfield, IL 62705

*Free or low-cost legal resources

*Addresses legal issues resulting from having a criminal record, including expungement or sealing criminal histories

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