Part of ensuring these families receive benefits to which they are entitled includes outreach.
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Chicago Public School parents received robocalls last week encouraging them to sign their children up for food stamps and free or low-cost health insurance.
“Currently there are 68,000 children in the Chicago Public Schools that are not enrolled in free or low-cost health insurance and SNAP also knows as food stamps,” the recording, obtained by The Daily Caller, says. “Your child may be one of them. To find out more about your eligibility call the Children and Family Benefits Unit at 773-553-KIDS.”
“Or visit your child’s school and ask the clerk for a Children and Family Benefits Unit flier,” the message added.