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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/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/services/IDOT/roads-interactive-map
Illinois Roads Interactive Map
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DOI/health-insurance-assistance
Obtain Health Insurance Assistance
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A free consumer assistance resource that helps you with health insurance questions and complaints.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISP/sex-offenders
Locate Registered Sex Offenders
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISP/traffic-crash-report
Obtain a Copy of a Traffic Crash Report
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISP/foid
Apply for a Firearms Owners' Identification (FOID) Card
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISP/ccw
Concealed Carry License
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISP/foid-address
Firearms Owner's Identification (FOID) Card Address Change
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DHS/apply-Snap-Medical-Assistance
Apply for Snap (Food Stamps) & Medical Assistance
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There are several ways to apply for Cash, SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), and Medical Assistance.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IEPA/vehicle-emissions-location
Vehicle Emissions Test Location Search
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DHS/food-stamp-eligibility
Food Stamp Eligibility Calculator
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Determine eligibility for SNAP benefits
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IEPA/test-vehicle-emissions
Test My Vehicle for Emissions
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General information on Vehicle Emissions Testing including links to test station locator. Additional information is available at www.illinoisairteam.com.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IEPA/drinking-water-watch
Drinking Water Watch
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Drinking Water Watch provides online information on the quality of water produced by community water supplies in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/organ-donor
Become an Organ / Tissue Donor
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The Life Goes On link allows you to register as an Organ Donor as well as give information about becoming an organ donor
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IEMA/radon-licensed
Radon Licensed Professionals List
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IEMA licenses radon measurement and mitigation professionals to ensure they have the required training and knowledge to provide these services. This link enables you to search for licensed professionals in your area.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DCFS/report-child-abuse
Report Child Abuse & Neglect
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/emergency-contact
Emergency Contact Search
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Emergency Contact Database allows you to voluntarily enter one or two individuals to serve as your emergency contacts in the event you are involved in a traffic crash or have a medical emergency where you cannot communicate directly with law enforcement or emergency responders. The Emergency Contact Database also allows you to enter basic medical information such as disabilities, medical conditions or special needs.
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/IEPA/environmental-database
Environmental Database Searches
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Search the Illinois EPA Agency inventory for facility information.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDVA/tbi-assistance
Get Assistance for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a temporary or permanent impairment of the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head. A TBI is often caused by a penetrating wound to the head. Fortunately, there are treatments for TBI available. The first step is getting screened for TBI.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IEPA/air_quality-notifications
Air Quality Notifications Sign-Up
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Know your air quality! Elevated levels of air pollution, specifically ozone and particulate matter, can changes the outdoor air quality. Register for Illinois EnviroFlash alerts and receive Air Quality notifications for your area.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/mmdp
Medication Management Demonstration Program (MMDP)
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The Medication Management Demonstration (MMDP) seeks to reduce medication error rates and improve outcomes in clients who have historically been challenged by managing multiple medications at home. An in-home assessment will be completed for each client and a certified pharmacist will conduct comprehensive medication reconciliation and review.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DHS/obtain-addiction-assistance
Obtain Alcoholism & Addiction Assistance
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Find support and treatment services for alcoholism & addiction through an extensive treatment provider network throughout the State of Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/life-goes-on
Organ/Tissue Donor Registry (Life Goes On)
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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.