Apply for Unemployment Insurance online and find out about Illinois unemployment extension programs.
Illinois Skills Match
helps you match your job requirements and skills to thousands of job openings in Illinois.
Find your local American Job Center
. Get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more.
Training and Education
You may qualify for employment and training services.
Dislocated Worker Programs
offer services and resources for new career retraining.
Visit HOPE NOW to find free mortgage counseling help, check if you qualify for a Home Affordable Loan Modification program, and more.
Get information about avoiding foreclosure in Illinois.
Health Insurance and Other Benefit Programs
Read Illinois Insurance Facts to learn about continuing your employer-sponsored health insurance through COBRA and about COBRA continuation subsidies under the federal stimulus package.
The All Kids program offers eligible Illinois uninsured children comprehensive healthcare.
Check eligibility and view summaries of all benefit programs at Illinois GovBenefits.gov.
The Illinois Department of Human Services oversees many of the state's benefits programs.
Need a referral for other services? Dial 2-1-1 or visit 211.org (select Illinois from the homepage) to quickly locate community service providers like food pantries, affordable housing help and more.
Visit Find a New Career to explore careers that require skills and work experience similar to many auto industry jobs.
The Illinois Department of Economic Security
is the official source for labor market information for the State of Illinois. Explore and compare occupations and find wage and occupation information to help you make informed decisions.
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