REAL ID will be required of Illinois travelers starting October 1, 2020

Beginning October 1, 2020, Illinois residents must present a REAL ID-compliant driver's license, or another acceptable form of identification, to travel by plane within the United States.  Starting this spring, the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State will begin giving residents the choice to either obtain a REAL ID card or to keep a standard card.  Except for mobile units and express facilities, all Driver Services facilities in Illinois will be issuing REAL IDs.

For details on who requires a REAL ID and what documents are needed to apply for one, visit:

Family Shelter Service merges with Metropolitan Family Services

Effective April 1st, 2019, Family Shelter Service (FSS) has merged with Metropolitan Family Services DuPage (MFS) and has been renamed the Family Shelter Service of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage.  For more details on the merger, please refer to the web announcement.

Community Service Block Grant Scholarship Applications - Deadline is May 3rd, 2019

The Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship is a competetive scholarship designed to provide financial assistance to low-income and disadvantaged persons to obtain higher education or occupational training through an accredited Illinois educational institution, with particular consideration given to study in high technology areas or other growth occupations. 


Completed applications are due by Friday, May 3rd, 2019.