Step 1 - EPIC Introduction

Step 1. Learn About This Opportunity​​


The EPIC Pilot Program is a great opportunity for you to get trained for the job you want.  Act now because space is limited.  

If you're a SNAP recipient and live in a participating EPIC region, please attend a local orientation session.  Orientation materials are included here, but you're still required to attend​ orientation before you can apply for the program.

  • EPIC Regions & Flyer
    • Region 1 (PDF) - Cook County
    • Region 2 (PDF) - Winnebago, Stephenson, and Boone County
    • Region 3 (PDF) - Henderson, Warren, Knox, McDonough, Fulton, Stark, Peoria, Marshall, and Woodford County
    • Region 4 (PDF) - Hancock, Adams, Schuyler, Brown, Pike, Macon, and DeWitt County
    • Region 5 (PDF) - Clinton, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Monroe, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair, Washington, and Williamson County
  • Orientation Pilot Program Overview PowerPoint (PDF)​ (English Script)
  • EPIC Program Overview Video Transcripts (English) (Spanish
  • EPIC Random Assignment Overview Video Transcripts (English) (Spanish
  • ​Customer ​​Orientation Handout (English-PDF)​ (Spanish-PDF​)

Click the image below to see ​a ​full size comparison between SNAP Employment & Training (E&T) and EPIC E&T.
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