Residents

 Services

 

 

https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/declaration-mental-health-treatment
Declaration for Mental Health Treatment
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This is an advance directive. An adult of sound mind may put into writing his or her preferences regarding future mental health treatment. The preferences may include consent or refusal of mental health treatment and may be stated on the forms provided.Please see below disclaimer.**
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ICC/railroad-safety
Railroad Safety Education
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Information dealing with railroad safety, education and outreach
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/mental-health-medicaid-waiver
Mental Health Medicaid Waiver 1915 c
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Information and notifications for the Mental Health Medicaid Waiver 1915 c
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/domestic-violence-assistance
Obtain Domestic Violence Assistance
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Domestic violence programs located throughout Illinois provide safety assistance to victims of domestic violence. They are free and private. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, legal advocacy, temporary food and housing, and more.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/locate-food-shelter
Locate Emergency Food & Shelter
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The Emergency and Transitional Housing Program gives immediate and comprehensive shelter services to homeless persons and persons at risk of becoming homeless.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/skilled-care-facilities
Skilled Care Facilities
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IDPH regulates Skilled Care Facilities, which are a type of nursing home.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/ICC/reduce-energy
Reduce Energy Usage & Cut Energy Costs
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Information to assist with reducing energy usage
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/ICC/electric-utility-choices
Compare Your Electric Utility Choices
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Learn about electric competition and how to choose a supplier
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/guardianship-volunteer-form
Guardianship Volunteer Form
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Office of State Guardian's (OSG) mission is to improve the quality of life for wards of OSG by empowering volunteers to provide companionship and to advocate for person-centered individualized services. Anyone interested in volunteering should complete the Office of the State Guardian Volunteer Form. Volunteers will commit to visit wards at least once a month for a minimum of one year and communicate with the State Guardian about their health, progress, and service needs through completing the OSG Ward Visit Form form. OSG will provide direction, training and resources to assist volunteers.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IHDA/find-place-rent
Find a Place to Rent
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ILHousingSearch.org provides detailed information about rental properties and helps people find housing to best fit their needs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IHDA/obtain-foreclosure-assistance
Obtain Foreclosure Assistance
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The Illinois Hardest Hit Fund® program provides mortgage assistance to homeowners who have experienced at least a 15 percent income reduction due to a qualifying hardship event and who meet the eligibility criteria.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SFM/prevent-fires
Prevent Fires
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Services include criminal investigations (arson); inspections for fire prevention and life safety, under- and above- ground tanks, boilers and pressure vessels, and elevators; firefighter certification and outreach; public education; and plan reviews.

 Agencies

 

 

https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICHIP
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
ICHIP is the state's health insurer of last resort and, under the federal HIPAA law, an acceptable alternative mechanism to guaranteed issuance of health insurance.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICED
Employees with Disabilities, Interagency Committee
We serve State employees with disabilities and State agencies on issues relating to disability.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDHHC
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission, Illinois
IDHHC is an executive state agency that promotes education and awareness of the legal requirements for effective communication on behalf of people with hearing loss in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICDD
Developmental Disabilities, Illinois Council on
The mission of the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities is to help lead change in Illinois so all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities exercise their right to equal opportunity and freedom.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/PRB
Prisoner Review Board, Illinois
The Illinois Prisoner Review Board handles all traditional parole release decisions, adjudication of adult and youth release revocation hearings, victim notification regarding inmate releases, and requests for executive clemency on behalf of the Governor.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDVA
Veterans' Affairs, Department of
The mission of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) is to empower veterans and their families to thrive. We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal state and local resources and benefits; by providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes; and by partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/SFM
State Fire Marshal
The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal is dedicated to working with our partners and providing assistance to the fire services in the protection of life, property and the environment through communication, inspection, investigation, certification and licensing.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/AGE
Aging, Department on
The Illinois Department on Aging helps older adults live independently in their own homes and communities. As the population ages, services and programs for older adults must evolve as well because longevity means more when quality of life is enhanced.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCFS
Children and Family Services, Department of
The mission of Illinois DCFS is to protect children who are reported to be abused or neglected and to increase their families' capacity to safely care for them; provide for the well-being of children in our care; provide appropriate, permanent families as quickly as possible for those children who cannot safely return home; support early intervention and child abuse prevention activities and work in partnerships with communities to fulfill this mission.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCEO
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Department of
Our mission is to provide economic opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents that improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans. We are laser-focused on improving transparency and accountability, enhancing customer service, increasing Illinois’ competitiveness, advancing minority empowerment, modernizing Illinois’ workforce, and elevating our state’s promotional efforts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDOC
Corrections, Department of
Mission: To serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/HFS
Healthcare and Family Services
"The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) is responsible for providing healthcare coverage for adults and children who qualify for Medicaid, and for providing child support services to help ensure that Illinois children receive financial support from both parents. The agency is organized into two major divisions, Medical Programs and Child Support Services. In addition, the Office of Inspector General is maintained within the agency but functions as a separate, independent entity reporting directly to the Governor's Office.

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