CAP: Client Assistance Program
people who have been denied services, whose services have been terminated, or
have problems with Illinois Department of Human Services/DORS caseworkers.
100 N. 1st
St., 1st Floor
Springfield, IL 62702-5197
Catholic Charities USA
Offers a variety
of social service programs.
Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
126 N. Des
Chicago, IL 60641
Center of Concern
counseling, telephone reassurance, legal and tax counseling, blood pressure
testing, blood sugar screening, employment, food distribution, shared housing, drivers
license test review, information and referral.
1580 N Northwest
Park Ridge IL 60068
Chicago: Mayor’s Office for People with
Serves five major
constituencies: people with disabilities, all city departments and agencies,
other government agencies, disability-related agencies and organizations and
the private sector. Services include disability resources, employment
services, training, architectural services, public information, education,
homemaker, and youth programs.
121 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60602
(Voice), 312-744-4964 (TTY)
The Illinois Department
of Human Services (DHS), Division of Rehabilitation Services agency serving
individuals with disabilities. DRS works in partnership with people with
disabilities and their families to assist them in making informed choices to
achieve full community participation through employment, education and
independent living opportunities.
800 Black Road PO Box 279 Joliet IL 60434
Swithin 815 774 3260
Counseling Center of Lake View
3225 N. Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60657
counselor Sarah Solin,
Direct Link for the Disabled
information on 7000 health conditions, disabilities and rare disorders
nationwide. Agency is a non-profit information referral service that links the
disabled with providers of direct services.
P.O. Box 1036
Solvang, CA 93464
Living Advocate/I & R
Progress Center for
7521 W. Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
708-209-1500 x 22
agunter < at > progresscil.org
directory of disability resources and links.
And Disability Advocates
for low-income older adults,
children and adults with disabilities, such as counseling on Medicare and Medicaid issues and
disability benefits cases.
Heart to Heart
6214 N. Glenwood
services to people 60 and older who live between boundaries of Devon to Foster and the Lake to
Ravenswood of religious affiliation.
Illinois Assistive Technology Project
living through technology.
1 West Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 100
Springfield, Illinois 62701
(Voice/TTY, Illinois only), 217-522-7985 (Voice), 217-522-9966 (TTY)
Illinois Department of Human
Public Aid and rehabilitation
800-843-6154(Voice), 800-447-6404 (TTY)
Illinois Department of Human
Services/ Occupational Rehabilitation Services (ORS)
sheets, news and publications.
Shelter is an organization that works to eliminate problems that lead to
homelessness and set individuals on the path towards self-sufficiency. The
shelter offers job training for those in need and provides support groups for
residents with drug abuse problems. Professional social service workers and
volunteers counsel residents who have mental illnesses.
835 W. Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60645
Community Cancer Project
health with a focus on cancer-related issues. The agency provides support,
information, education, advocacy, and direct services to lesbian and
non-lesbian women and their families of choice. All of LCCP's services are offered to all
women free of charge.
4753 N Broadway, Suite 602,
Chicago, IL 60640
Email: info < at > lccp.org
Offers a variety of
counseling services for families (legal, addiction, employment, etc.)
1 N. Dearborn Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60602
phone: (312) 986-4000
phone: (312) 986-4098
fax: (312) 986-4175
Family Services: Evanston / Skokie Valley
Child and Family Advocates
820 Davis Street, Evanston, Illinois 60201
organization working to end domestic violence. Its mission is to provide
outreach and violence prevention services to individuals, families and
communities and to be effective public policy advocates for systemic change
that reduces the prevalence and impact of domestic violence.
4149 W. 26th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
Ph: 773-521-1815, 312-461-0462 (TTY)
Security Fraud Line
St Vincent de Paul
Society: Assistance for the Disabled,
Eldercare and Health Services, Food Pantries, Home Visits to the Poor, Homeless
Shelters, Indigent Burial, Prison Ministry, Shelter for Abused Women, Soup
Kitchens, Thrift Stores 773-625-1118
Witness Advocacy Program
helps people with part of mental health bills that insurance does not pay; will
accompany person to court, or can make a referral to a similar program in your
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
programs for families, youth, adults and seniors including day care, health and
fitness programs and senior services.
Chicago, IL 60610
Email: contactus < at > ymcachgo.org
YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago
across Chicago and the western and south suburbs
offering prevention programs, youth programs, support groups, childcare
services and senior adult day care services.
360 N. Michigan
Ave., Ste. 800
Chicago, IL 60601