About 63,062 Lake County residents – or about 9 percent of the region’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Lake County Gazette analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.
Approximately 1.9 million Illinoisans – or about 15 percent of the state’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Prairie State Wire analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.
The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
The Illinois Department of Human Services and Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity have openings available to help SNAP recipients receive training and learn skills to gain meaningful employment.
Following the November election, in which Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump won on the national level, the Lake County GOP is basking in this victory, while preparing for another busy year of political business.
A professional level of jail operations and successful completion of the accreditation process have led to Lake County Jail receiving
the National Accreditation for Corrections from the American Correctional Association (ACA) for the fourth consecutive time.