Understanding your benefits

Do you need help with your insurance application or do you have questions about existing benefits?

If you are a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) family in need of health coverage or other public benefits, or if you have questions about your existing coverage, visit cps.edu/openingdoors for a list of CPS enrollment sites near you. Have questions? Call 773-553-KIDS (5437) for further assistance.

For a list of additional community sites, enter your zip code in the connector tool at the bottom of the page to find local, in-person help and to make an appointment.

Benefits of the connector tool

Expert assistance

Get help filling out health insurance paperwork and public benefits applications.

Increase access to care

Connect to free and low-cost preventative services, such as vaccines, screenings and checkups.

Know what’s next

Ask questions and manage your current public benefits case.

Understand eligibility

Discover what benefits are available to you and how to best use them.

Learn about other programs and partnerships

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