CEDA staff can help people find the skills, knowledge, and resources to get through an emergency, or to conquer difficult problems. Through our assessment process, we will help you identify and prioritize the issues that may be holding you back. Acting as your personal guide and coach, CEDA program specialists will help you establish your step-by-step plan to a more stable future.
CSBG case management participants may apply for financial assistance for limited auto repair needs to alleviate barriers to employment, education/training or health maintenance. Payment is made directly to CSBG auto repair providers and a client contribution is required.
To address food deserts in areas of Cook County suburbs, CSBG has partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to purchase and deliver fresh produce twice per month to a variety of sites to distribute to CSBG-eligible families. A site list is available at www.chicagosfoodbank.org
Through our partner Ladder Up, CEDA provides financial literacy education to CSBG-eligible individuals to help them better manage their resources by increasing knowledge in budget preparation and management, credit repair, establishing savings plans, etc.
Workshops focused on nutrition education and obesity prevention will help families make healthy choices within their food budget, and choose active lifestyles. Workshops are through a partnership with University of Illinois Cooperative Extension.
CEDA through our Community Services Block Grant offers scholarships for post-secondary education at an accredited institution of higher education or vocational training in the State of Illinois for the 2015-2016 academic year. *Award must be used for the 2015 fall semester/quarter.
CEDA CSBG* Trade Skills Program provides financial assistance for trade skills training to income-eligible residents of suburban Cook County who are already enrolled or planning to attend accredited certified vocational training schools in Illinois.
CSBG case management participants may apply for financial assistance for eye exams and glasses to alleviate barriers to employment, education/training or health maintenance. Eye exams and eye glass services must be performed by a CSBG approved eye care provider. Payment is made directly to the provider and a client contribution is required.
CSBG case management participants, who meet program criteria may apply for financial assistance with delinquent water bill, to prevent service interruptions and alleviate barriers to employment, education/training or health maintenance. Payment is made directly to the provider and a client contribution is required.
|2015 INCOME GUIDELINES|
|Size of Household||3-Months||Annual|
|Each Additional Add:||$1,300||$5,200|
Required Intake Documents:
847-328-5166 ext. 5416
708-371-1220 ext. 3057
708-222-3824 ext. 4831