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In fiscal year 2020, the IEJF awarded grants totaling $1,330,106 to 21 non-profit organizations providing civil legal aid services across Illinois.  Click here to see the grant list.

Click here to see the most recent IL-AFLAN grant awards.

Call 855-452-3526 to speak to an attorney if you are a veteran, service member, national guard, reservist, spouse or dependent in need of civil legal aid.

We need your support!  Individuals & organizations throughout Illinois help us build a larger & more stable base of state funding for legal aid.  Learn how you can help.


The IEJF is celebrating its 20th anniversary of improving lives through legal aid, a Q&A with @lincolnlegalaid attorney Megan Kinney and a look at how @thelegalcouncil advocates for children w disabilities. All in our Feb newsletter - check it out! https://t.co/lGkQpHT8Uz

Our grantee @lincolnlegalaid is hosting 2 expungement clinics this Saturday, the 29th in Belleville & Carbondale. These events will help eligible people clear their criminal records and get a fresh start. Learn more here https://t.co/5lT7a8xEJ5

According to our grantee @LCBetterHousing, renters with access to legal aid only received eviction orders 22% of the time. Those without an attorney? They received eviction orders 62% of the time. Legal aid helps level the playing field. https://t.co/Ix1umIOqxQ

Message of the Week: When a person's health, home, or safety is on the line, everyone deserves legal protection to have a fair shot. That's why state funding for civil legal aid via the IEJF is so vital.

Our grantee @LifeSpanIL believes Safety is a Human Right. Their approach is a nationally recognized model that provides, safety, empowerment and a lasting solution. Hear from one of the women they have helped escape domestic abuse. https://t.co/oRpd8lJGSD

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