Protect SNAP in Illinois


We invite SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Illinois advocates to use the following resources to support this vital program. These materials include a variety of resources – informational pieces about the basics of SNAP, tools that advocates can utilize when communicating with decision-makers, and a number of fact sheets sharing the impact of this critical support.

If you would like more information, or have any additional questions, please reach out to Heartland Alliance Policy & Advocacy.

 SNAP 101  SNAP Employment & Training (E&T) in Illinois  


 Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWDS)  (Coming Soon) ABAWDS vs. E&T  

Other Informative Resources Data matters ABAWD report
CBPP SNAP policy basics SNAP chartbook
SNAP participation by congressional district 12 facts about SNAP
SNAP & workers SNAP & retailers
SNAP’s Time Limit: Emerging Issues in Litigation and Implementation DuPage Federation SNAP Resource





Watch: Federal Threats to SNAP
View the Slides

Outreach/Direct Services Resources

ABE link GCFD Benefits Outreach
Story bank  SNAP chartbook

These resources are provided by the Illinois SNAP Advocates listed below.