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Summer Alzawawi, Program Director of Public Benefits Access (PBA), will hold open office hours online on the last Thursday every month from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

During open office hours, participants may ask questions pertaining to public benefits and public benefits access.  In addition, Summer will spend approximately 10 minute sharing public benefits updates.

UPDATED DESK AID - Income Limits for Public Benefits and ACA Health Insurance Marketplace (current as of 03/28/2024)

We have updated our  FPL income limits for Medicaid, Marketplace, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Desk Aid (current as of March 28, 2024).  To download a copy of the updated desk aid, use the button below.

Public Benefits Training for Early Childhood Providers

DuPage Federation has developed an interactive training course for providers who are interested in learning the basics of public benefits, specifically Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in order to provide guidance and support to their clients who may benefit from these services.  The course includes information that is relevant to  providers who serve families with young children including early childhood providers. The training is self-paced and provides the learner with the following information about Medicaid, TANF and SNAP:

  • What is it?                    

  • Who is eligible?            

  • What are the benefits?

  • How to apply?              


The training is free for providers who serve DuPage County residents and $10.00 for providers  who do not serve residents of DuPage County.  To request access to the training, use the Register button below.  Please note, the contact information we ask you to provide will ONLY be used to confirm location and to send you access to the training.

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