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.


A look at the challenges many Illinoisans with criminal records still face trying to get a job. https://bit.ly/3o3KPbo

COVID-19 has affected more than just our health. See our COVID-19 legal resources page for answers to common civil legal problems, including housing, unemployment, debt issues, and more. https://carpls.org/covid-19/

From help paying medical bills to accessing government benefits, our grantee @ILAO has a wealth of health law information & resources. https://bit.ly/3I6nHkn

This holiday season, we're thankful for the State of Illinois' continued investment in civil legal aid. This funding allows the IEJF to support more than 30 organizations working to protect the legal rights of families, seniors, people w. disabilities & veterans.

"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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