This is a directory of agencies, organizations and support groups serving Illinois seniors and their caregivers. Many of the following agencies, organizations, associations and centers are part of the Aging Network and are committed to serving seniors in a variety of ways. The directory covers many services, from Adult Day Service to Veterans' Homes.
Some of the services listed below are linked to Web sites, but most are linked to PDF documents, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
How to use the PDF lists:
In each list, the service providers are arranged, first, according to the Area Agency on Aging in which they fall, then by county served. (Some listings, such as those for Cook County, are arranged by township served.)To determine under which Area Agency you should look to find the services in your neighborhood, consult the Illinois map. Then return to this page, open a list, locate your local Area Agency and then your county/township.
Automated Medication Dispenser Providers
Alzheimer's Association Chapters in Illinois
Adult Protective Services (For more information, see the Adult Protective Services page.)
Area Agencies on Aging in Illinois
Care Coordination Units (For more information, see the Care Coordination Services page.)
Coalition of Limited-English Speaking Elderly (Chicago area only).
Community Action Agencies, Illinois Community Action Association.
Community Care Program (Includes Adult Day Service and In-Home Service).
Emergency Home Response Provider Agencies (Community Care Program).
Family Caregiver Resource Centers in Illinois. (For more information, see the Family Caregiver page.)
Foster Grandparent Program Sites in Illinois, Senior Corps, Corporation for National and Community Service. (For more information, see the Foster Grandparent page.)
Gambling Help for Seniors with Problem Gambling (For more information, see the Seniors & Gambling page.)
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Groups (This list is currently being updated. For information, see the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren page.)
HHS Transformation, Health and Human Services Transformation is a call to action of Illinois state agencies to better collaborate with one another in order to find solutions to complex human services issues utilizing a holistic approach.
Hispanic/Latino Affairs Office, Illinois Department of Human Services.
Illinois Council on Aging (For more information, see the Advisory Groups page.)
Illinois Senior Olympics (The Illinois Senior Olympics is a program of Senior Services of Central Illinois and offers over 20 quality athletic competitions for athlestes 50 years of age and over in Central and Northern Illinois annually.)
Illinois State Library: Talking Book and Braile Service
Legal Services Offices (For more information, see the Legal Assistance page.)
Long-Term Care Sub-State Ombudsmen (For more information, see the Ombudsman page.)
Nursing Facility Associations in Illinois
Nutrition Projects in Illinois (For more information, see the Nutrition Projects page.)
Older Women's League
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Sites in Illinois, Senior Corps, Corporation for National and Community Service. (For more information, see the RSVP page.)
Senior Centers & Focal Points in Illinois (For more information, see the Senior Centers page.)
Senior Companion Program Sites in Illinois (For more information, see the Senior Companion page.)
Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (For more information, see the Farmer's Market page.)
Senior Health Assistance Program Offices, For help filing a Benefit Access Application, contact a SHAP office. Outreach staff are waiting to explain your options and help you complete your application form. Call for help or schedule an appointment.
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) Chapters in Illinois, U.S. Small Business Administration.
Veterans' Homes in Illinois, Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs. (For more information, see the Veterans Services page.)