Area Services & Support

  1. For Residents
  2. For Businesses

SNAP Online Purchasing Plan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved IDHS’ SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Online implementation plan, which gives SNAP customers the ability to enter their Personal Identification Number (PIN) to order groceries online. All SNAP recipients with Link cards in Illinois will be able to participate.

Read information about the SNAP online purchasing plan.  

Searchable Online Map to Find Food Pantries and School Meal Distribution Sites

A searchable online map is available for finding local food pantries and school meal distribution sites across the Tri-Counties. It can be searched by city or address. Be sure to adjust the distance range for the broadest search. While much of the information has been recently updated, given demand, it’s a good idea to call ahead.

Search for local food pantries and school meal distribution sites.

Driver’s License and REAL ID Deadlines

Here are some reminders for those needing state driver services such as license renewals and license plate stickers:

  • Expirations for driver's licenses and ID cards have been extended until June 1, 2021.
  • Expanded online services are available at Services include:
    • Renewing a license plate sticker.
    • Renewing a valid driver's license for qualifying drivers.
    • Renewing a valid ID card for those age 22 - 64 (seniors 65 and older have free, non-expiring IDs).
    • Obtaining a driver record abstract.
    • Filing Business Services documents such as incorporations and annual reports.
  • Customers with issues involving administrative hearings may contact
  • The REAL ID deadline has been pushed back to October 1, 2021.