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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/ccp
Community Care Program (CCP)
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Older adults in Illinois ages 60+ who are eligible for Medicaid recieve services through the Community Care Program (CCP). This program is designed to prevent unnecessary intstitutionalization of older adults who have difficulty with household and personal care tasks. Core services include in-home, adult day and emergency home response.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/alzheimers-dementia-resources
Alzheimer's and Dementia Resources
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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/grandparents-raising-grandchildren
Find Assistance for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
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IDoA and the Illinois Task Force on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren work to locate, assist, and promote awareness of grandparent-headed households. The program has established support groups; financial and technical assistance; and referral assistance.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/older-american-services
Older American Services
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Older Americans Act (OAA) funded programs serve older adults who reside in neighborhoods throughout Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/assistance-seniors
Find Assistance in My Home & Community for Seniors
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CCP is a major initiative to prevent the unnecessary intstitutionalization of older adults in Illinois, ages 60+ who have difficulty with household and personal care tasks. Services include in-home, adult day and emergency home response.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDPH/local-health-search
Local Health Department Search
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There are 97 certified local health departments across Illinois that can provide numerous services and information such as restaurant inspections, immunizations, and healthy living programs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/renew-driver
Renew a Driver's License
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The Driver Services Department issues licenses to more than 8.5 million Illinois drivers and more than 3 million photo identification cards to drivers and non-drivers at more than 130 locations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/Senior-Community-Service-Employment-Program
Senior Community Service Employment Program
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The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) assists adults age 55 and older in entering or reentering the job market. This program fosters and promotes part-time and temporary community service opportunities that contribute to the general welfare of the community.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/Elderly-Nutrition-Program
Elderly Nutrition Program
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The Nutrition Program for older adults provides nutritionally balanced meals in congregate meal settings, provides home delivered meals, promotes socialization and the health and well-being of older adults across the state.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/benefit-access-program
Benefit Access Program
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Benefits for seniors and persons with disabilities, such as a fee discount on license plates and free rides on fixed-route transits. Eligibility is determined by age, disability, residency and income.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/CMS/egip
State Employees Group Insurance Program
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Information about health, vision and dental insurance for state employees
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SRS/state-employees-pension-calculators
State Employees Pension Calculators
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SERS: SERS is a $15.6 billion public employee retirement system, serving over 158,000 members and beneficiaries of the states’ agencies and boards. SERS oversees efficient administration of retirement, disability, survivors’, death, and refund benefits payable to its members and beneficiaries. SERS also manages the retirement accounts of over 60,000 actively contributing employees by ensuring that such contributions are accurately accounted for. SURS: SURS administers disability, retirement, and survivor benefits for university and community college employees. Notify SURS when preparing for retirement, returning to work, or experiencing a life event (birth, marriage, civil union, divorce, death).

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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/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/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/DNR
Natural Resources, Department of
To manage, conserve and protect Illinois' natural, recreational and cultural resources, further the public's understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote the education, science and public safety of Illinois' natural resources for present and future generations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/SOS
Secretary of State, Office of the
The office’s functions are described in the Illinois Constitution, mainly addressing the Secretary of State's duty to maintain official state records and the state seal. However, law and tradition have assigned many additional responsibilities to the office, which has one of the largest and most diverse collections of responsibilities of any of its counterparts nationwide.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDFPR
Financial and Professional Regulation, Department of
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s mission is to utilize responsive, innovative, transparent, and efficient (R.I.T.E.) governance to create an ideal regulatory environment that (1) allows economic growth to flourish, and (2) effectively optimizes consumer choice.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDPH
Public Health, Department of
The mission of IDPH is to promote health through the prevention and control of disease and injury. IDPH assures the quality of our food, sets standards for hospitals and nursing homes, investigates disease outbreaks, maintains the state’s vital records, screens newborns, and many other programs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/PTAB
Property Tax Appeal Board
The Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) was created to provide an unbiased forum for taxpayers and taxing bodies that are dissatisfied with property assessments.
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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IHRC
Human Rights Commission
The State of Illinois is committed to fighting discrimination in Illinois based on the following protected classes identified in the Illinois Human Rights Act: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status (with regard to employment) ancestry, age (40 and over), order of protection status, marital status, familial status (with regard to housing), physical or mental disability, arrest record, military status, sexual orientation, and unfavorable discharge from military service.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DHS
Human Services, Department of
Illinois created DHS in 1997, to provide our state's residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, and others who face multiple challenges to self-sufficiency.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DOI
Insurance Department of
DOI’s mission is to protect consumers by providing assistance and information, by efficiently regulating the insurance industry's market behavior and financial solvency, and by fostering a competitive insurance marketplace.

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