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ILS & F2F Webinar Series: SNAP – What it offers and how to apply for it

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What participants can expect to learn: 

 1. SNAP basic eligibility, application process, and proofs

2. Benefits of SNAP and where benefits can be utilized

3. SNAP eligibility for different living arrangements: independent living, with parents, group home setting

4. How benefit amount is calculated and restrictions on its use


Featured Speaker:  Safiyyah Hassan, MBA, CCMA, Program Director of Public Benefits Policy, Training & Technical Assistance with the DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform

Safiyyah is a public health professional who has worked with various vulnerable populations in the city of Chicago. She trained in the departments of Rehabilitation and Human Services at local IDHS offices before entering the non-profit world. Some of her most compelling experiences include the Street Medicine work she did through The Night Ministry’s mobile units. Their focus was the homeless population and people with Substance Use Disorder. She later trained in Medical Case Management and provided support for people living with HIV and continued utilizing harm reduction practices.

Safiyyah has trained community health workers and case managers throughout Cook, Dupage, and Kane county. Trainings were provided on the following topics:  public benefit (eligibility and application completion for various programs including CCAP and Better Birth Outcomes) and immigration (immigration forms including citizenship, deportation appeals, and public charge). She is now the Program Director of Public Benefit Policy, Training, and Technical Assistance at DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform.

Register in advance for this webinar:




April 11
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Illinois Life Span Program
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