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.


Thanks to the @Pantagraph for highlighting IL-AFLAN in its Veterans Corner. Low- and moderate-income IL service members & their families are eligible for free legal services. Help is just a phone call away - 1-855-IL-452-3526. https://bit.ly/39GGrHo

N.E.W. is a shift that is driven by the works of local organizers and dependent upon resources available and community needs. Each offering is going to be dependent on local resources available and community needs.

#NEW2021 #WOAA2021

N.E.W. is celebrating our 4th Annual Week of Action & Awareness. Our dedicated organizers and community leaders advocate for the well-being of those impacted most by the flawed justice system.
Learn more about our upcoming events by visiting http://newxnow.org #WOAA2021

"We know the process can be difficult, overwhelming & intimidating, which is why the work being done by New Leaf Illinois is so important." In our Sept. news, we talk w. @RepKamBuckner about cannabis expungement & his legislative priorities. https://bit.ly/3icbHm1

Thanks to our partners at @ChicagoEat for all your support and @_IEJF and the #NewLeafIL program! Our next community resource fair will be October 31st In Englewood, and our next RAP Sheet Day is November 12th! More details will be shared soon! #CannabisEquityIL

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