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Family Support and Community Engagement

Our Scholarship Program is now available for post-secondary education students in the state of Illinois for the 2020-2021 academic year. Learn more!

Our Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CEDA will keep our essential services available to people in crisis and will be helping residents and communities who are unable to meet their basic needs.

What is it?

Case management helps stabilize and support Suburban Cook County families and individuals on a path to self-sufficiency through a range of services.

CEDA has added NEW COVID-19 Crisis Response programs to help families and communities.

How does it help?

Provides emergency financial assistance to assist low-wage earners in attaining skills, knowledge and resources necessary to remove barriers and improve sustainability. Programs to establish self-sufficiency include: Dental Care, Transportation, Vision Care, Family Nutrition, Trade Skills, Employment Services, Scholarship, etc.

How does it work?

To be eligible for FsACE, you must reside in Suburban Cook County, meet program income guidelines, and provide documentation to support program needs.

For more information on our COVID-19 Crisis Response Program, see our flyer below.

What do I need to do?

For more information contact the information and referral line at (312) 795-8948. At this time, CEDA FsACE offices are currently closed.

You may be eligible for other programs

Please review our “Find Services” page to learn more.