Immigrant Family Resource Program (IFRP)

IFRP funds community-based organizations to provide assistance to low-income immigrants to access public benefits and link to appropriate human services. The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) administers this program through a network of community-based partner agencies.

IFRP partners provide:

  1. Interpretation/translation services - Provide translation and interpretation services for LEP immigrants/refugees seeking to apply for, or in meeting requirements of public benefits such as TANF, SNAP, Medicaid, or childcare.
  2. Outreach and community education to educate the respective immigrant communities on public benefits and other human services.
  3. Case management services including: needs assessment, benefits screening, assistance with benefits application and linkages with appropriate IDHS offices.

For more information contact:

Office of Welcoming Centers for Refugee and Immigrant Services
Illinois Department of Human Services
401 S Clinton St, 4th Floor, Chicago IL, 60607