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.


We're excited to announce that for the third year in a row, @McCormick_Fdn Veterans Program has awarded a major grant in support of the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN)! Read more about it in our latest newsletter: https://bit.ly/3bfAmCk

Eviction is more than just a single, negative event. It causes a ripple effect of devastating consequences for families and communities. That’s why Eviction Help Illinois is working on the front lines to help keep people in their homes. Contact us today. #EvictionHelpIL

Congrats to IEJF Grant Committee Co-Chair Suheily Natal Davis for being awarded U of I's Inaugural College of Media Emerging Leader Award! https://bit.ly/3m4U4ab

Meet Allison Zidek, the IEJF's new Finance Director in our Oct. newsletter. When Allison isn't training her COVID-adopted dog or streaming HGTV, she's looking forward to contributing to the IEJF's mission from her finance chair. https://bit.ly/3jl025e

"All Chicago" has a streamlined, online application for rental assistance. The application is open to households in Chicago under certain income limits who can show they they've been financially affected by COVID-19. https://buff.ly/3lSYcdu

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