Department of Family Support and Community Engagement (FSACE)

CEDA’s Department of Family Support and Community Engagement (FSACE) offers a range of services to Suburban Cook County residents, which assist low-income people in attaining skills, knowledge and the resources necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. The program may also provide direct client assistance to help remove barriers to self-sufficiency. Clients must sign and comply with a service agreement to be eligible for direct client assistance. For more about CEDA visit CEDA.net

For households enrolled in FSACE case management. Program provides financial assistance for auto repairs to remove barriers to employment, education or health maintenance. Payment is made directly to approved mechanics or repair shops.

CEDA collaboration with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and local member agencies to provide access to fresh, nutritious, high-quality produce and nutrition education to eligible families throughout suburban Cook County.

For households enrolled in FSACE case management. Program provides financial assistance for dental services to remove barriers to employment, education, health maintenance. Payment is made directly to approved dental care providers.

The Vision Care Program offers FSACE-eligible individuals or households assistance for professional optical services, an eye exam and/or eye glasses to correct a vision impairment.

Program provides job skills enhancements for unemployed FSACE eligible participants through the services and expertise of a contracted employment service provider.

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