Agency/Organization Sites

  1. CJE SeniorLife (CJE)
  2. JCFS Chicago
  3. Response for Teens

Disability Related Sites

  2. AbilityOne
  3. Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
  5. Equip For Equality
  6. Illinois Department of Developmental Disabilities
  7. Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services
  8. Mayor's Office of People With Disabilities
  9. Mental Health Service System of Greater Chicago
  10. SourceAmerica
  11. The Work Site

Job Listing/Employment Information Sites

  1. AARP
  2. Business
  3. Career Builder
  4. Crain's Chicago Business
  5. Employment and Training Administration
  6. Idealist
  7. IEDS
  8. Illinois WorkNet
  9. Indeed
  10. Jewish Jobs
  11. LinkedIn
  13. NPO.NET Jobs
  14. Recruiters Online Network

College/Graduate Student Scholarship and Financing Resources

  1. Academic Invest
  2. Best Colleges (online education guide)
  3. BigFuture by The College Board
  4. Broke Scholar
  5. CareerOneStop
  6. Chegg Scholarships
  7. College Affordability Guide
  8. College Affordability Guide - Graduate School
  9. COLLEGEdata
  10. FastWeb
  11. FinAid
  13. GoodCall
  14. NextStudent
  15. NICHE
  17. SallieMae
  18. ScholarshipAmerica
  19. ScholarshipOwl
  21. SimpleTuition by Lending Tree (loan cost comparison tool)
  23. UNIGO
  24. U.S. News & World Report Scholarship Search Insider

Additional Financial Assistance Information

FAFSA® Application | Federal Student Aid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  

Federal Pell Grants |

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (

JUF | College | Ehrlich Student Loan Program
Subsidized, low-interest educational loans to Jewish students from the Chicago metropolitan area who otherwise may have difficulty affording college. Applications for the first semester (a maximum loan of $5,000) or full academic year (maximum loan of $10,000) will be accepted from April 15th through June 15th. Applications for the second half of the academic year (maximum loan of $5,000) will be accepted November 10th through December 15th.  

Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant – Office of Student Financial Aid (

One-Time Student Loan Debt Relief (

The Biden-Harris Administration's Student Debt Relief Plan Explained (
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness | Federal Student Aid
Individuals who have worked in public service (federal, state, local, tribal government or a non-profit organization) for 10 years or more (even if not consecutively), may be eligible to have all (or a portion) of student debt canceled.

NOTE: Until October 31, 2022, borrowers may receive credit for payments that previously did not qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) (must apply before November 1, 2022).

Training Sites

  1. Ed2Go - 6 Week Instruction Course
  2. Ed2Go - Career Training Programs