Mano a Mano operates four key programs. The combination of these programs provides community members with the resources, tools, and knowledge they need to become self-sufficient, build relationships, and pursue their dreams.
Immigration, Outreach & Education, Legal aid, access to healthcare, healthy living, health education, GED in Spanish, employment coaching, digital literacy, kinder camp, early education screening, DACA Information, COVID Emergency fund
The Informed Immigrant website is packed with information and resources for the undocumented immigrant community across the U.S. Immigrant Information, legal, resources, how to apply for college, renew DACA, information on Temporary Proteccted Status or TPS, mental health, knowing your rights, help for people in detention or facing deportation
Individuals may be eligible for this program they meet all 4 requirements:
They are 65 years old or older
They are one of the following: A legal permanent resident (LPR) for less than five years (also known as having a green card), An undocumented immigrant (including individuals in a Temporary Protected Status)
They are an individual with 2020 annual income at or below $12,756, or a couple with annual income at or below $17,240*
An individual with assets below $2,000 or a couple with assets under $3,000* CURRENTLY WAIVED FOR COVID-19**
* They can also use medical bills to reduce your countable income or assets. This may make an individual eligible.
** They won’t count assets until after the COVID-19 emergency. They also won’t count certain assets like a home or a car.
Resources for immigrants and refugees including: COVID-19 immigrant family support, family support network, citizenship, healthcare access, public benefits access, education intitiatives, new American democracy project, Illinois is ready,
HIAS Immigration & Citizenship provides resources and assists people through the immigration and citizenship process. Services include case management services, Coalition for refugees, citizenship application support, citizen preparation programs, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals-DACA, Family based US immigration, lawful permanent residency
HACES focuses on keeping families together, civic engagement, linkages to community resources and advocacy. Programs include legalization, immigrant family resource program, health plans enrollment and navigation, health insurance 101, citizenship and naturalization, DACA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Bilingual GED Preparation.
FREE Immigration Consultations
Family Based Petition
Green Card Renewal & Replacement
Work Permit Renewal
Remove Conditions on Residence
Apoointment available in person, via phone or virtual – Call 847-244-0300 Ext. 201