Health Justice for All
For more than 30 years, Legal Council for Health Justice has empowered individuals and communities, using the power of the law to secure dignity, opportunity, and well-being for all. Your support provides hope and stability for children and adults living with life-changing health conditions.
UPDATE: The Illinois Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Protecting SNAP Recipient & Places the Burden of Proof on IDHS
On January 20th, the Illinois Supreme Court decided in favor of the Appellee, in CHAUDHARY v. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES. Within this opinion, the Court ruled that the Department of Human Services has the burden of proof when initiating the taking away of SNAP benefits a person already receives.
Work With Us
Legal Council is currently seeking a Staff Attorney & Legal Advocate to join our Children and Families team, a Staff Attorney for our Homeless Outreach Program, as well as law students to join our three projects in the summer of 2023.
Read more about our job opportunities here.
TRUMP-ERA PUBLIC CHARGE LAWSUIT COMES TO A CLOSE
On January 09, 2023, the Supreme Court declined to review whether Texas and other states can reopen litigation challenging the Trump administration’s 2019 public charge rule.
Share Your Experience with SSA Field Offices
If you have visited a Social Security Administration (SSA) field office since they reopened for in-person services on April 7, 2022, we want to hear about your experience--good, bad, or somewhere in between.
Meet Our Clients
This year, more than 2,500 clients and their families will receive life-changing and life-saving care from Legal Council. Get to know some of our clients by reading their stories.
Legal Council for Health Justice serves many communities, including individuals living with HIV/AIDS, children and families with disabilities and chronic illness, older adults, and individuals who are homeless.