Public Benefit Assistance

In order to promote quality of life, sense of autonomy, and self-sufficiency of our low-income and limited English proficient Korean and other immigrant seniors and disabled, culturally and linguistically appropriate services are provided by bi-lingual staff by assisting clients with every step from resource gathering to application process. The program is funded by TCLIP through AgeOptions under Older American Acts III-B, IFRP through ICIRR under IDHS Immigration Service Line Items, and SHIP through Illinois Department on Aging.

Provided Application Assistance Services:

Benefit Access Program, Senior Property Tax Exemption, Medicare and Medicaid, Prescription Part D, SSI and SSA Benefits, Government Subsidized Housing, Seniors Ride Free Transit Benefit, Persons with Disabilities Free Transit Ride, Secretary of State License Plate Discount, SNAP (Food Stamp), Translation and Interpretation, LIHEAP (Energy Saving), Referral Services and others.