ADA Great Lakes: The DBTAC: Great Lakes ADA Center provides information, problem solving assistance and referrals for implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA) and other related laws.
Illinois Assistive Technology Program
Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living
National Organization on Disability
The mission of the National Organization on Disability (NOD) is to expand the participation and contribution of America ’s 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.
We Connect Now
Website for College Students with Disabilities
Western Illinois Area on Aging
WIAAA is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to serving people 60 plus, helping them to remain in their own homes for as long as possible and to remain involved and active in their communities.
Alternatives for the Older Adult
(serves Western Illinois)
Providing Senior Services to older adults and their family caregivers: Home care management, Advocacy, Eldercare, and Caregiver Support in Western Illinois
Independent Living Resource Locator
Searchable database of financial assistance resources that help pay for or reduce the cost of independent living, home modifications and assistive technology.
Children with Disabilities
(See Youth Services for more links)
The McNatt Learning Center
The McNatt Learning Center, Inc., provides assessment of and training for foundational learning skills—those skills that make learning quicker, easier, and more accurate.
Illinois Department of Human Services
DHS can help you and your families meet your basic needs. They offer a range of services to help you become healthy and self-sufficient.
Illinois General Assembly & State Legislation
(Legislative information on the internet)
Office of Disability Rights Bureau- Attorney General’s Office
People with disabilities are entitled, as a matter of law, to fair and equal opportunities in all aspects of life. The Disability Rights Bureau enforces State and Federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities to equal access to buildings, housing, and services. The Bureau resolves accessibility and discrimination violations impacting the people of the state of Illinois through negotiation and litigation.
Healthcare Bureau of the Attorney General’s Office
As the business of medicine has become more complex, consumers have experienced more confusion and difficulty obtaining the care and benefits to which they are entitled. To assist the consumers of Illinois with these problems the Attorney General opened the Health Care Bureau in October 1998. Since then our staff has helped to clear up more than 8,000 complaints relating to health care issues.
Illinois Attorney General’s Office - Lisa Madigan
Offers many services and advice to Illinois citizens including information and safety tips on identity theft, consumer fraud, protecting women and citizens with disabilities and seniors, crime victims, etc.