Locate Registered Sex Offenders
Illinois Compiled Statutes (730 ILCS 152/115 (a) and (b)) mandate that the Illinois State Police ("ISP") establish and maintain a statewide Sex Offender Database, accessible on the Internet, identifying persons who have been convicted of certain sex offenses and/or crimes against children and must register as a Sex Offender.
Obtain a Copy of a Traffic Crash Report
To obtain a copy of a crash report handled by the Illinois State Police, first verify the Illinois State Police actually handled the traffic crash report. To determine who handled the traffic crash report, please refer to the "Investigated By" box located in the upper left corner of the motorist report. If this box does not indicate "Illinois State Police", please contact the listed investigating agency to obtain a copy of your traffic crash report.
Find Criminal Justice Data
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is dedicated to improving the administration of criminal justice with work in the areas of grants administration, research and analysis, policy and planning, and information systems and technology.
Apply for a Firearms Owners' Identification (FOID) Card
To legally possess firearms or ammunition, Illinois residents must have a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card, which is issued by the Illinois State Police to any qualified applicant.
Concealed Carry License
On July 9, 2013, Public Act 98-63, the Firearm Concealed Carry Act became state law (430 ILCS 66). This law requires an Illinois Concealed Carry License to carry a concealed firearm in Illinois.
Firearms Owner's Identification (FOID) Card Address Change
FOID card holders may request a name or address change to their FOID card by completing the request through the ISP website at www.isp.state.il.us. and clicking on the "FIREARM SERVICES" button under Agency Features, then under FOID card, click Enter.
Get Assistance for a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. Many people who develop PTSD get better over time. But about 1 out of 3 people may need help or treatment for PTSD. Help is available through the IWAP program 24/7.
Apply for Snap (Food Stamps) & Medical Assistance
There are several ways to apply for Cash, SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), and Medical Assistance.
Vehicle Emissions Test Location Search
Use the Testing Station Locator to find a vehicle emissions test station near you. You will also be able to view wait times and get directions.
Food Stamp Eligibility Calculator
Determine eligibility for SNAP benefits
Test My Vehicle for Emissions
General information on Vehicle Emissions Testing including links to test station locator. Additional information is available at www.illinoisairteam.com.
Local Health Department Search
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.
Report Child Abuse & Neglect
Every year in Illinois, child abuse and neglect goes unreported. Experts tell us that one in five children will be abused or neglected before they turn 18 years old. When you call the DCFS Child Abuse Hotline, you are joining every day Illinoisans who make the socially-responsible choice to keep kids safe and get families the help they need, before it is too late.
Organ/Tissue Donor Registry (Life Goes On)
Illinois Organ and Tissue Directory is a confidential computerized database that documents a person's wishes regarding donation. Information contained in the registry is only released to organ and tissue procurement personnel and medical examiners after all efforts to save a person's life have failed.
Medical Cannabis Patient Application
IDPH issues Medical Cannabis Patient Registry Cards
Obtain Domestic Violence Assistance
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.
Automated Medication Dispenser (AMD)
Automated Medication Dispenser (AMD) service is a portable, mechanical system that can be programmed to dispense or alert the participant to take non-liquid oral medications in the participant’s residence through auditory, visual or voice reminders; to provide tracking and caregiver notification of a missed medication dose; and to provide 24 hour technical assistance to the participant and responsible party for the AMD service in the home.
Disaster Response Volunteer Opportunities
In addition to providing assistance before and during disasters, volunteers can be utilized after a disaster or emergency for a variety of tasks. These links provide information on several volunteer opportunities in Illinois.
Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program
The Self-Exclusion Program is for persons seeking help with their gambling problems
Manage Asbestos in My House or Apartment
This publication is intended to provide a general understanding of the statutory and regulatory requirements governing managing asbestos.
Obtain Alcoholism & Addiction Assistance
Find support and treatment services for alcoholism & addiction through an extensive treatment provider network throughout the State of Illinois.
Illinois Roads Interactive Map
Web-based interactive mapping site that provides the ability to search and display several sources of transportation data. You can find information on winter road conditions, annual average daily traffic, road construction, trucking routes, and planned road projects.
Prevent Child Abduction
Teaching children about abduction safety is important, but the ultimate responsibility lies with trusted adults. Use these tips to help you learn more about abduction and how to better protect your child.
HIPAA Plan Information
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) plan is a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan available only to federally eligible individuals who qualify for coverage because they have had prior creditable coverage and meet the other HIPAA requirements. To receive maximum benefits under the plan, a designated PPO provider must be used. The HIPAA plan has two deductible options to choose from: $2,500 and $5,000.