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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.
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)
Free insurance counseling for seniors