Our office offers a number of services of assistance to residents.  Find more information on available services or how to place a request for assistance below.

Learn more about the Artistic Discovery Contest open to all high school students that live in our Congressional District. You may also fill out an entry form to send to our office.
Congressman Brad Schneider launched the "Brad's Bookworms" program to encourage reading and learning for elementary-age students and their families.
Launched in 2015, the Congressional App Challenge is a nationwide competition that encourages students to learn science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills by coding their own application or “app” for any digital device.


Frequently Asked Questions

Purchase U.S. flags through our office. You may also request the flags purchased through our office be flown over the Capitol.
Resources for people seeking information on or assistance applying for Federal Grants.

SBA Disaster Loans:

If you cannot get an answer from a federal agency in a timely fashion, or if you feel you have been treated unfairly, our office may be able to help resolve a problem or get you the information you need.
Model Congress is an opportunity for Tenth District high school students to simulate the work of a Member of Congress. Students will hear expert testimony, debate amendments in committee and vote on legislation with Congressman Schneider presiding as Speaker.

If you or someone you know need groceries, visit There you can find your nearest pantry, see a list of our upcoming mobile pantries, and learn about other food assistance programs available in your community.


Information and instruction for people seeking nomination to a U.S. Military Academy. You may also fill out a form requesting a military academy nomination.
The following locations in Illinois's Tenth Congressional District have IRS-certified volunteers available to provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.