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.


"Our numbers showed that as of the last couple of year, there's 13 counties in Illinois that have five or fewer private attorneys." https://bit.ly/3yfeYsY

Tonight, #ChicagoTonight on #WTTW is launching a 4-part series exploring the restrictive laws, rules, and policies that continue to penalize people long after they have served their sentence in prison.

This October, we are asking everyone to do more to let the people who need us know we are here. Domestic violence does not discriminate against any race, gender, age, or socioeconomic status. Learn more at http://www.NSLegalAid.org #NoMoreDomesticViolence #DVAM

An important new report from the @ChiHomeless shows an increase of almost 13% in the number of Chicagoans experiencing homelessness - with Black Chicagoans being disproportionately impacted. https://bit.ly/3StaqqT

Our grantee @CVLS_legalaid helped Dulce gain guardianship of her brother with Down Syndrome so she could help him get a path to citizenship. The IEJF is proud to fund @CVLS_legalaid's important guardianship work. cvls.rg

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