Layoff Assistance Guide
After a layoff you may need specific resources to help you recover. Use this resource to find short-term recovery programs, like Unemployment Insurance, and others that can help you get back on your feet.
Find Employment Services for Veterans
Assisting veterans in finding gainful employment is a top priority at IDES. Our staff provides veterans with priority of service for employment services (does not apply to unemployment insurance). In addition, we have nearly 40 offices located throughout Illinois with Employment Specialists available to provide a full array of services to assist veterans.
College Insurance Program
Site with information FOR STATE EMPLOYEES about securing health insurance coverage for college students in your family
Information on obtaining an internship at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Find Minimum Wage Information
Minimum wage in Illinois is $8.25 per hour for those individuals who are 18 years and older. There are exceptions.
Illinois Conservation Foundation Donations
Donations are always welcomed to support youth conservation education through the Illinois Conservation Foundation.
Recruit & Hire Employees
The resources here will help you explore recruiting opportunities, post jobs, find local events (like job fairs in your area), and learn about special programs.
Ambulatory Surgical Treatment License
Information about certification, complaints, and credentialing of Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers - any institution or building devoted primarily to the maintenance and operation of facilities for the performance of surgical procedures, as evidenced by use of the facilities by physicians, podiatrists or dentists in the performance of surgical procedures that constitutes more than 50 percent of the activities at that location.
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Volunteering Opportunities at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Help us tell the story of America’s greatest president by sharing the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln with guests from around the world. Great things are happening here. Become a volunteer today!
Work Incentive Planning & Assistance
These services help individuals who receive Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Disability Insurance and are interested in getting a job understand how working will affect their benefits.
Error Notice & Bill Inquiry
Utilize MyTax Illinois for error notices and bill inquiries.
Apply for Disability Rehabilitation Services
If you live in Illinois and have a disability, the Division of Rehabilitation Services may be able to help you find a job or live at home independently.