The IEJF administers grants funded by four distinct state appropriations.  See below for the most recent awards.

Civil legal aid grants
IL-AFLAN grants
New Leaf Illinois grants
Eviction Help IL grants

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.

Learn more about the IL AFLAN

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New Leaf Illinois is a network of 20 non-profit organizations throughout the state who provide legal representation and other resources to help individuals seeking to expunge cannabis convictions from their records.

Find Out if Your Case is Eligible

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.


GRANTEE SPOTLIGHT: The IEJF is proud to support @CVLS_legalaid Guardian Ad Litem program, where volunteer attorneys look out for the best interests of children involved in guardianship & custody cases. http://cvls.org

Our grantee & partner @CARPLSLegal is featured in this @ABC7Chicago report on how inflation is impacting housing prices and leaving many tenants unable to keep up with rising rents. https://abc7.ws/3wBcGmj

About 48 million American households may qualify for high-speed, low-cost Internet, thanks to a new federal program. Here’s what Illinoisans need to know.

GRANTEE SPOTLIGHT: The IEJF is proud to fund @Prairie_State's hotline, which provides legal advice, guidance on how to use the court system and referrals to low-income residents across 36 counties in northern Illinois. http://pslegal.org

Whether it's help accessing government benefits or assistance with a housing issue, the IL Armed Forces Legal Aid Network is here to provide free legal aid to Illinois veterans & military members. http://ilaflan.org

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