CEDA’s Department of Family Support and Community Engagement (FSACE) offers a range of services to Suburban Cook County residents, which assist low-income people in attaining skills, knowledge and the resources necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. The program may also provide direct client assistance to help remove barriers to self-sufficiency. Clients must sign and comply with a service agreement to be eligible for direct client assistance.
|125% of Poverty||Gross Income|
|Persons in Household||3 Months||1 year|
|7||$12,191.00||$48,763.00||8||$13,572.00||$54,288.00||Add for each additional person||$1,381.00||$5,525.00|
847-328-5166 ext. 5416 - Rm.308
2010 Dewey Avenue, 3rd fl, Evanston
1300 West Northwest Highway, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(a) West Region
708-222-3824 ext. 4831
6141 West Roosevelt Road, Cicero
5818 S. Archer Ave. (rear) Summit, IL.
708-371-1220 ext. 3057
3518 West 139th Street, Robbins
1203 West End Avenue, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
53,East 154th Street, Harvey, IL 60426-3645
Program provides financial assistance for auto repairs to remove barriers to employment, education, or health maintenance. Payment is made directly to approved auto repair providers.
Transportation assistance is provided in the form of bus/gas cards to remove barriers to employment, education or health maintenance.
For households enrolled in F
SACE case management. Program provides financial assistance for dental services to remove barriers to employment, education, health maintenance. Payment is made directly to approved dental care providers.
Program provides job skills enhancements for unemployed F
SACE eligible participants through the services and expertise of a contracted employment service provider.
CEDA collaboration with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and local member agencies to provide access to fresh, nutritious, high-quality produce and nutrition education to eligible families throughout suburban Cook County.
Program provides short-term case management services to families seeking financial assistance through other F
SACE programs. Case management includes assessment of family needs and assists in the development of the Family Action Plan, information and referral, financial literacy, nutrition education and enrollment in other F SACE, agency and community programs. Client may be eligible for financial assistance to address other barriers. Any financial assistance will be paid directly to approved provider .
Program provides financial assistance for short-term vocational training that leads to a certification. Additional program eligibility requirements apply.
Program offers south suburban Cook County youth ages 14-18 with mentoring and life skills training. Various topics include etiquette, job readiness, scholarship preparation, financial literacy and conflict resolution.
Program offers eligible participants with the foundation to build financial self-sufficiency by connecting individuals or families to resources, strategies and processes available to strengthen their financial education efforts.
Program provides eligible renters with assistance in locating affordable housing in the north suburbs of Cook County. A housing liason will provide case managenent services, assist with property search and rental application submission.
Program provides supportive services and temporary rental assistance for eligible homeless or at risk of homelessness veterans in suburban Cook County. A housing case manager will provide case management services and assist veteran with locating permanent housing.
Program encourages participation of community residents to successfully come to together to resolve issues affecting their community. Program will provide training in the form of workshops for suburban Cook County residents where the focus will be on development of personal skills and knowledge of community advocacy. West Subruban Cook County.
Suburban Cook County residents may be able to receive assistance with referrals and resource information.
The Vision Care Program offers FSACE-eligible individuals or households assistance for professional optical services, an eye exam and/or eye glasses to correct a vision impairment.