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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IEMA/disaster-response-volunteer
Disaster Response Volunteer Opportunities
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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.
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/IDPH/find-ph-program
Find a Public Health Program in My Community
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IDPH funds a variety of programs in your community. Those programs may be offered through local health departments, community-based agencies, academic institutions or other familiar locations.
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/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/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/child-abduction
Prevent Child Abduction
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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.
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
Firearm Owners 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/IDPH/free-breast-screenings
Obtain Free Breast & Cervical Cancer Screenings
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The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program offers free mammograms, breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women in Illinois, without insurance, 35 to 64 years old. Call the Women's Health Line to enroll.
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/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/IDPH/cannabis-patient
Medical Cannabis Patient Application
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IDPH issues Medical Cannabis Patient Registry Cards
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/AGE/ltc-ombudsman
Long Term Care Ombudsman
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Mandated by the Federal Older Americans Act and the Illinois Act on Aging, the Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) is a resident-directedadvocacy program which protects and improves the quality of life for residents in a variety of long-term care settings. Ombudsmen work to resolve problems of individual residents and to bring about changes at the local, state and national levels to improve care. Ombudsman work is directed by the resident.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/boating-hunting-snowmobiling-safety
Take Boating, Hunting, & Snowmobiling Safety Courses
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Visitors can learn information about taking boating, hunting, and snowmobiling safety coursesn in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/renewal-watercraft-snowmobile
Watercraft & Snowmobile Renewal
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Drivers can find information about renewing watercraft and snowmobiles.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ICHIP/hipaa-plan-info
HIPAA Plan Information
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ICJIA/find-criminal-justice-data
Find Criminal Justice Data
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDHR/public-accommodations-charge-discrimination
Public Accommodations Charge of Discrimination
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The Illinois Department of Human Rights investigates charges of Public Accommodations discrimination filed against: business, recreation, lodging, entertainment, or transportation facility; a public official; or, a place of education.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ISP/seat-belts
Use Safety Seat Belts Properly
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For adults and older children (who are big enough for seat belts to fit properly ), seat belt use is the most effective way to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes. Yet millions do not buckle up on every trip.