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.


The September issue of Illinois Courts Connect is out now! Check your inbox to read about the latest in Illinois courts, including a farewell to Chief Justice Burke, the History on Trial series, recent judicial appointments, and more.

Our longtime grantee @lincolnlegalaid is celebrating its 50th anniversary serving central & southern IL residents this year! As part of the celebration, they are looking for nominations to honor local judges, attorneys and nonprofits. https://bit.ly/3SnI3um

A look at some of the access to justice cases to watch in the upcoming Supreme Court term. https://bit.ly/3SF1ezh

This #HispanicHeritageMonth, we're saluting IEJF Board Member Viviana Martinez. Viviana has dedicated her career to public service and has championed the rights of workers, immigrants and families facing foreclosure.

Getting an eviction notice can be scary. But you don’t have to face eviction alone. Eviction Help Illinois is a state-funded program that connects tenants to free legal aid and other resources. Help is just a call, text or web chat away. #EvictionHelpIL http://evictionhelpillinois.org

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