Copies of social security cards are required for everyone with a valid social security number in order to receive assistance through our programs.
If you have lost your social security card, click the link to the left to be taken to the Social Security Administration's website to start the process of getting a replacement card. Some individuals may be able to complete the process entirely online, while others may need to go to the nearest social security office to submit documentation.
If you have not applied for Cash Assistance (TANF/AABD), SNAP (Food Stamps), or Medical Assistance, you can find information about how to apply by clicking the link to the right. Applications can be completed online, over the phone, by mail, or in person at your local DHS office.
If you do not have a vehicle or other form of transportation, the Connect Transit public transportation system has a route that stops on Prospect Road and from there it is a short walk to the office. Click the link on the left to plan your trip to our Bloomington Office.
If you do not have a vehicle or other form of transportation, the CityLink public transportation system has a route that goes to the First Baptist Church Food Pantry and from there it is a short walk to the office. Click the link on the right to plan your trip to our Pekin Office.
The Immigration Project provides legal services to the immigrant population of Southern and Central Illinois including attorney consultations, citizenship application workshops, referrals to various assistance programs, and more. To learn more, click the link to the left.