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Certified Safety Training Programs 


The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) has certified the following safety training programs: Inc.

Classroom training is available at the following Chicago locations:
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Illinois and Triton College, River Grove, Illinois Inc. provides alternate classroom availability throughout the greater Chicago area and for those who are unable to travel to a fixed classroom location, the option of their trainers traveling to the provider’s location for training services. They also provide safety training certification through the Train the Trainer format. Training Program content may be viewed at:


E-mail: Jimmie Hamp or
Business telephone: 773-726-3466 

Illinois Rural Transit Assistance Center at Western Illinois University

Classroom sessions are offered throughout Illinois. Rural Transit Assistance Center trainers will go directly to the provider’s facilities for a fee. Specific details are agreed upon between the trainer and provider.


E-mail: Mable Kreps
Telephone: 1-800-526-9943

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

SIU Carbondale can provide information on Illinois Community Colleges throughout the state that offer classroom sessions for drivers and attendants.


Kathy L. Smith, Coordinator
Continuing Education and Outreach
Mail Code 6705
Southern Illinois University
1255 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Phone: 618-453-5672
Fax: 618-453-5680