Benefits Counseling

Consumer Assistance Resource Specialists can help you identify and apply for government and other benefit programs, including:

  • AABD Cash Benefit
  • Social Security
  • Supplemental Security Income [SSI]
  • Food Stamps [SNAP]
  • License plate tax rebates and RTA reduced or free ride passes (Circuit Breaker)
  • Real estate tax exemptions
  • Prescription drug assistance (Medicare Part D, Extra Help, Patient Assistance Programs)
  • RTA Para-transit and transportation (RTA Free Ride Program, CTA Special and Taxi Access Program)
  • Health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Savings Program)
  • Housing (affordable and subsidized housing, group, assisted or supportive living)
  • Landlord/tenant rights
  • Immigration and Citizenship
  • Resource Specialists are certified Senior Health Insurance Program [SHIP] counselors and can assist in navigating and resolving health insurance problems.

For more information call 773.508.1000 or complete "Contact Us" form and ask for a Resource Specialist or for service locations near you.

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Educational Programs
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Presenter
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW
Therapists in CJE Counseling Services

Mindfulness can help one remain centered amidst constant change and helps strengthen one’s resilience in the face of challenges. Participants in this program will learn more about what mindfulness is and what it is not, the benefits of regular practice, and practical exercises for incorporating mindfulness into their everyday lives.

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Educational Programs
Older Adult Programs

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 West Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Linkages

Presented by
Scott Nixon
Executive Director of Life’s Plan Incorporated

Learn about the variety of estate planning tools that are important for the families of adults with disabilities with a special focus on Pooled Trusts for People with Disabilities.

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Educational Programs
Linkages

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Mariana Sanchez, Linkages Coordinator
Active Living
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This class will provide fun creative tips and tools to improve your memory! Please note this class is not intended for people with cognitive impairments.

$5 suggested donation. Registration required. For more information or to register, contact Jeff Rose from Mather Lifeways at 773.205.3300 or jrose@matherlifeways.com.

Active Living
Educational Programs

Mather’s—More Than a Café
3235 N. Central Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
United States

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