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Age Options


Connects older adults and their caregivers to aging resources and options.

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging


Advocacy, adult protective services, care option counseling, in-home care, legal assistance

Illinois Department on Aging

The Illinois Department on Aging helps older adults live independently in their own homes and communities.

Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan

A state insurance program for persons who are unable to obtain private health insurance and who can qualify under Section 7 of the CHIP Act, and for federally eligible individuals who qualify under Section 15

Illinois Department of Employment Security

One-stop service centers designed to link Illinois employers with qualified job seekers

Illinois Skills Match

A workforce development center Area where service is provided: Illinois

Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living (INCIL)

INCIL is an authoritative source of information about the accomplishments and needs of Illinois CILs and about issues most critical to promote independent living for all persons with disabilities.

Illinois Department of Public Health

A website with information about theNursing Home Care Act; how to select a nursing home; a listing of Illinois nursing homes; types of nursing homes; quarterly report of nursing home violators; and nursing homes with no certification deficiencies.

Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery

The Institute offers a wide variety of services and programs to meet the growing need for hospital-based addiction recovery treatment.

Illinois Storytelling Inc.

Promotes intergenerational bonds through storytelling

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

A food assistance program for mothers and children up to 5 years old

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Information about the Women Veterans Program

Illinois Department of Human Services - Child care assistance program


DHS's Child Care Assistance Program provides low-income, working families with access to quality, affordable child care that allows mothers to continue working and contributes to the healthy, emotional and social development of the child.

Illinois Action for Children


Illinois Action for Children is a state and national leader in the early care and education community, distinguished by its "Strong Families, Powerful Communities" approach to child development, pre-K education, and other family and community supports.

Chicago Lighthouse

Opens doors to opportunities, choices, jobs, and independence for people of all ages who are or visually impaired

Senior Services-Area Agency on Aging

Administrates a variety programs designed to address the diverse needs and interests of older Chicagoans, from those who are healthy and active, to those who are frail and homebound. The agency operates six Regional Senior Centers that act as community focal points for information and assessment, and provide senior services in health and fitness, education and recreation. It also partners with non-profit groups to operate ten satellite senior centers that offer information and assessments as well as opportunities for cultural enrichment, health and fitness, and education.

Chicago Senior Center Directory

Senior Center locations, hours of operation and contact information

Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

(312) 744-4016

Free insurance counseling for seniors

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