Health and Benefit Fairs

Call 312.666.3494 (city) or 847.666.3494 (suburbs) to reserve your spot today!

Our next fairs are  on Saturday, November 17 at Erie Foster Avenue and Tuesday, November 27 at Erie Division Street.

Our fairs are a resource for patients who would like to renew their existing Medicaid insurance, apply for Medicaid, or learn about eligibility for Erie’s sliding fee scale discount program.

Not able to attend our fairs? No problem! Just call us at 312.666.3494 (city) or 847.666.3494 (suburbs) and make an appointment to speak with one of our staff members about renewing your health insurance. Or use to reserve an appointment with a navigator.

What do I bring to the fair?

  • Three of the following documents are needed:

    • Birth certificate (if born in the United States)
    • US Passport
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Alien (resident) Card
    • Social Security card or number
    • Picture ID (must hav)
  • Two of the following are needed:

    • Name of Employer, address & phone number
      1. Complete address (city & zip code)
      2. Complete phone number (area code)
    • Paystubs received in the last 30 days for each job (spouses also)
      1. Weekly pay = 4 stubs
      2. Bi-weekly or monthly = 2 stubs
    • Self Employment Form
    • Employers Statement form
    • Child Support document
    • Or any other document that proves as a source of income
  • Insurance coverage within the past 12 months (active or not) is needed.

    • Effective date is needed
    • If the policy has been canceled, the date of cancellation is needed along with the cancellation letter.

What Else Can I Do During the Fair?

  • Apply or renew Medicaid insurance

  • Learn if you are eligible for Erie’s Sliding Fee Scale discount program

  • Enroll in the CityKey program, and receive an ID card that can serve as a library, transit, and benefits card for many of the great things offered in Chicago. 

Erie's Health and Benefit Fairs Schedule


Saturday, November 178:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Erie Foster Avenue
Tuesday, November 274:00-8:00 p.m.Erie Division Street
Saturday, December 18:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Erie Waukegan & Humboldt Park
Wednesday, December 124:00-8:00 p.m.Erie Foster Avenue
Saturday, December 158:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.Erie Foster Avenue