Listed are agencies, organizations and community resources. Check with the post-stroke rehabilitation team about additional sources for assistance and support. 

Local library, hospital, senior/community center, health departments and support groups can also help locate needed resources. 

2-1-1 Illinois

Partners with not for profits and government organizations to connect people and organizations to community services, disaster relief services, and volunteer opportunities. 

Dial 211

Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities

Provides a walk-through of discounts and special offers for individuals with disabilities.

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

City of Chicago 


Chicago Family Support Services & Dept. of Aging

Senior services and centers throughout Chicago provide: legal, counseling, caregivers assistance, respite, and disability ride free cards.


Illinois Dept. on Aging

IL senior helpline for people with disabilities & for seniors over age 60 resources for medical, prescription, home maker services & transportation.


Community Care Program

Services for IL seniors who need nursing or home health care.


Smart Policy Works (formerly Health & Disability Advocates)

For 25 years, has been the organization for policy solutions that promote health and economic security. 



Federal health care plans and prescription coverage.


Social Security and Disability Resource Center

Information on social security and disability benefits, applications and appeals. 

State of Illinois Health & Wellness

IL healthcare programs for the disabled. 

Illinois Dept. of Healthcare & Family Services

Medical and prescription programs, health benefits.


Needy Meds

Assist people having trouble affording their medications. 

Adult Daycare

Directory of adult day care centers.


Home Health Care

Resource for Medicare certified home care agencies and nurses. 

Senior Living Map

Help in finding senior and assisted living. 

Property Tax

Illinois Legal Aid

Disabilities guidebook & State disabled person identification card. 

Chicago Dental Society Foundation Clinic

Dental health care for low income residents. 

Cyber Drive Illinois

Illinois person with a disability identification card application. 

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