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Illinois Human Services

State Budget Needs a "Rendezvous" With Women's Reality, Too

K. Sujata | Posted 04.25.2012 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Women and girls are already receiving such a wafer-thin slice of the pie, and there's no room to trim it further without creating a domino effect that will hurt women, their families and their communities.

Balancing Budgets With Humanity

Sid Mohn | Posted 12.25.2011 | Chicago
Sid Mohn

To listen to the current debate in Springfield, it seems that a balanced budget for Illinois means building more casinos and cutting funding for human services. But will that really create a brighter future for us all?

State In No Rush To Pay Huge Backlog Of Unpaid Bills

AP | By CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 12.22.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Don't look for quick action to reduce Illinois' huge backlog of unpaid bills, despite universal agreement among state leaders tha...

Will Guzzardi

A Run To Support Social Services For Latino Families In Need

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 06.19.2011 | Chicago

Casa Central is located in a handsome brick building at the corner of California and Evergreen Avenues. It’s across the street from a beautifully ma...