Click the link below to apply for food stamps, medical
assistance and cash benefits for Illinois residents.
Need help filing an unemployment claim, finding supportive
services throughout your layoff period, or reemployment services? Visit
an American Job Center. Click for Cook County Illinois
locations or see the list of Northwest Indiana locations.
Click the link below to find information and additional links connecting laid off workers to benefits and resources.
If you haven't completed the Dislocated Worker Survey, click the link below to get started. At the end of the survey you have the option of selecting to be contacted by your local area for further assistance.
Watch the Layoff Assistance Videos to learn about short-term recovery assistance programs available to you.
Did you know that Illinois workNet has a FREE Resume Builder? Check out the Resume Writing Guide here.