Facts

Seniors and people with disabilities count on home care to live independently.

Maybe you’re among the many seniors and people with disabilities in Illinois who depend on home care to get by day to day. If not, you know someone who is.

The Governor has proposed drastic cuts, cuts that would mean tens of thousands of seniors and people with disabilities would not be able to receive the care they need. Many of them will be forced into more expensive care, like nursing homes, when they could continue living on their own with some help.

Illinois families count on child care to stay in their jobs.

The Governor’s cuts to child care are the wrong direction for Illinois. Many hard-working Illinois families depend on child care assistance to maintain a stable job.

The Governor has proposed drastic cuts—cuts that would mean tens of thousands of families would not get the help they need. Many of them will be forced to give up work—entire jobs or crucial hours they count on to make ends meet—something none can afford.