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  1. Article number 1 - MyBenefits
  2. Article number 2 - Email Security - Phishing Alert Tool
  3. Article number 3 - State Surplus Public Auctions (iBid)
  4. Article number 4 - Grow business revenue, Increase business capacity, Enhance your credentials
  5. Article number 5 - Let's Keep Illinois Green
  •  MyBenefits Marketplace


    The State of Illinois offers a web-based online enrollment platform entitled MyBenefits. All plans administered by the State of Illinois, including the State Employees Group Insurance Program, the College Insurance Program, the Teachers’ Retirement Insurance Program and the Local Government Health Plan utilize this enrollment platform 24/7.

    The website is You can access this website via your computer, smartphone or tablet. You always have the option to call a customer service representative for further assistance or enrollment over the phone, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. CT at 844-251-1777 or TTY at 844-251-1778.

  •  Email Security - Phishing Alert Tool

    Email Security - Phishing Alert Tool

    Cyber Security is one of the State’s highest priorities. Educating our employees is one of our best lines of defense against the threats posed daily by cyberattacks. The Department of Homeland Security recently identified Phishing (fraudulent emails or other contacts to entice a user into giving up a password or clicking on a link/downloading a file which infects the device with malware) as the top hacking threat.

    To help combat this, DoIT is offering users a new tool for reporting suspected phishing.

  •  State Surplus Public Auctions (iBid)

    State Surplus Public Auctions (iBid)

    Often called "the eBay® of Illinois," iBid is the State's online auction website. The iBid web site allows users to browse and bid for items currently available for sale at public auction. Auctions are held weekly and interested bidders can find vehicles, office furniture, electronics, machine shop equipment... and much more each week!

    Cities and other local governments in Illinois can apply to become a “Seller” of local government surplus and use the State's surplus property online auction website to dispose of their unneeded equipment.

    For more information call 217-785-6903 or visit

  •  Grow business revenue, Increase business capacity, Enhance your credentials

    Grow business revenue, Increase business capacity, Enhance your credentials

    Do you qualify for the BEP Program?

    • At least 51 percent owned and controlled by persons who are minority, women or designated as disabled
    • Must be a United States citizen or resident alien
    • Annual gross sales of less than $75 million
  •  Illinois Government Recycles - I-Cycle

    Let's Keep Illinois Green

    The State of Illinois' Recycling programs allow state agencies to recycle a variety of items and materials.

    Recycle paper, cardboard, aluminum cans, old telephone directories, scrap metal fluorescent light bulbs, batteries, laser printer cartridges, VCR Tapes, Data Tapes and silver bearing materials.

    E-Cycle provides recycling or proper disposal of electronic equipment, such as PCs, copiers, monitors, printers and wires.