Intro to Medicaid and Public Benefits
Many artists and arts workers in Illinois are eligible for public benefits, but not everyone knows how to get assistance. Join Lawyers for the Creative Arts and Legal Council for Health Justice to learn about eligibility and how to access Medicaid, All Kids, SNAP, and more! Carrie Chapman of LCHJ will discuss a range of public benefit options individuals and families have in Illinois and how to enroll for care and assistance.
About Legal Council for Health Justice:
Legal Council for Health Justice uses the power of the law to secure dignity, opportunity, and well-being for people facing barriers due to illness or disability. LCHJ works with Illinois communities to overcome and dismantle barriers to the care and services they need to stay healthy, fed, and housed. Founded as AIDS Legal Council of Chicago in 1987 in response to the unique and urgent legal needs among people diagnosed with HIV, the agency broadened its focus beyond single-disease advocacy and changed its name to Legal Council for Health Justice in 2014. Learn more at www.legalcouncil.org.