The following links offer other great sources of information on a range of programs and services.

 

Disability Programs

 

Disability Programs by Specific Medical Condition

 

Medicaid and Health Care

KidCare
Phone: 866- 468-7543
TTY: 877- 204-1012
Web Site:
www.kidcareillinois.com

Division of Specialized Care for Children
North Cook County Regional Office
8609 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 202
Chicago, IL 60631
Phone: 773- 444-0043 or 800- 924-0623
TTY: 773- 444-0178
Fax: 773- 444-0176
Web Site: www.uic.edu/hsc/dscc/

FamilyCare
Phone: 866- 468-7543
TTY: 877- 204-1012
Web Site: www.familycareillinois.com

ICHIP
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
Phone: 217- 782-6333 or 866- 851-2751 (Illinois only)
TTY: 800- 545-2455
Web Site: www.chip.state.il.us

Illinois Department of Public Aid
201 S. Grand Ave. East
Springfield, IL 62763
Phone: 217- 782-1200
TTY: 800- 526-5812
Web Site:
www.dpaillinois.com


Cash Assistance for Families

Illinois Department of Human Services
DHS Main Chicago Office
401 S. Clinton St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 800-843-6154
TTY: 800-447-6404
Web Site:
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/

Child Care and Respite Care

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
100 W. Randolph, 6-200
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-814-6800 TTY: 312-814-8783
Day Care Information: 877-746-0829

Illinois Department of Public Aid
201 S. Grand Ave. East
Springfield, IL 62763
Phone: 217- 782-1200
TTY: 800-526-5812
Web Site: www.dpaillinois.com

Education

Designs for Change
29 East Madison, Suite 950
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-236-7252
TTY: 312-236-7944
Fax: 312-236-7927
Web Site: www.designsforchange.org

Illinois State Board of Education
Special Education
Phone: 217-782-5589 or 312-814-8498
TTY: 217-782-1900 or 312-814-5821
Fax: 217-782-0372 or 312-814-3171
Web Site: www.isbe.state.il.us/spec-ed

Division of Early Childhood Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
Phone: 217-524-4835
Web Site: www.isbe.state.il.us/earlychi

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Illinois PTA
901 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 800-877-9617 or 217-528-9617
Fax: 217-527-9490
Email: 2ptaers@ameritech.net
Web Site: www.illinoispta.org

VSA Arts of Illinois
52 Sunnyland Plaza
Washington, IL 61571
Phone: 309-745-9419
TTY: 800-526-0844
Web Site: www.vsarts.org

Other Useful State Health Agencies


Bureau of Early Intervention
Department of Human Services
222 South College, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-782-1981
TTY: 217-558-6482
Fax: 217-524-6248
Help Me Grow Helpline: 800-323-GROW (4769)
Web Site: www.dhs.state.il.us/ei/

Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Human Services

100 S. Grand, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62762
Phone: 217-524-0260 or 312-814-2735
Web Site:
www.dhs.state.il.us/mhdd/dd

DRS Vocational Rehabilitation Program
For information on VR services call the DHS Hotline: (800) 843-6154
TTY: 800-447-6404
Web Site: www.dhs.state.il.us/ors/vr

Office of Mental Health
Department of Human Services
160 N. LaSalle, S-1000
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-814-3784
Fax: 312-814-4832
Email:
dhsmhyb@dhs.state.il.us
Web Site: www.dhs.state.il.us/mhdd/mh

Office of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Human Services
100 S. Grand, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62762
Phone:  217-524-7551
Email: DRS@dhs.state.il.us
Web Site: www.dhs.state.il.us/ors

State of Illinois Deaf & Hard of Hearing Commission
1630 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: 217-557-4495 or 877-455-3323
Fax: 217-557-4492

Legal Resources

Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services CARPLS
17 N. State Street, #1850
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-738-9200
Web Site: www.carpls.org

Client Assistance Program assists individuals with information and appeals of Office of Rehabilitation Services (ORS) decisions
Illinois Client Assistance Program
100 North First Street, 1st Floor West
Springfield, IL 62702-5197
Phone: 800-641-3929
Email: dhscap@dhs.state.il.us
Web Site: www.dhs.state.il.us/ors/cap/

Equip for Equality, Inc.
11 East Adams, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-341-0022 or 800-537-2632
TTY: 800-610-2779
Web Site: www.equipforequality.org

Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago
111 W. Jackson, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-341-1070 TTY: 312-431-1206
Fax: 312-341-1041
Web Site: www.lafchicago.org

Prairie State Legal Services
975 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 815-965-2134
TTY: 815-965-5114
Fax: 815-965-1081
Web Site: www.pslegal.org

Child & Family Advocacy Groups

Campaign for Better Health Care
1325 S. Wabash, Suite 305
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 913-9449
Fax: (312) 913-9559
Email: cbhc-chi@cbhconline.org
Web: www.cbhconline.org

Families USA
1334 G Street, NW
Washington DC, 20005
(202) 628-3030
Fax: (202) 347-2417
Email: info@familiesusa.org
Web:
www.familiesusa.org

Illinois Maternal & Child Health Coalition
1256 W. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (312) 491-8161
Fax: (312) 491-8171
Email: ilmaternal@ilmaternal.org
Web: www.ilmaternal.org

Voices for Illinois Children
208 S. LaSalle, Suite 1490
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-456-0600
Fax: 312-456-0088
Email: info@voices4kids.org
Web Site: www.voices4kids.org

Medical Associations

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 W. Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: 847-434-400
Web Site:
www.aap.org

Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
4756 Main Street
Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: 630-435-0257
Fax: 630-435-0433
Email: iafp@ameritech.net
Web Site: www.iafp.com

Illinois Primary Health Care Association
542 S. Dearborn, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-692-3000
Fax: 312-692-3001
Email: info@iphca.org
Web Site: www.iphca.org

 

 

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