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Regional Resources for Illinois

Autism Resource Center at Rush University Medical Center
The Autism Resource Center at Rush University Medical Center provides referrals for families who have a child with an autism spectrum disorder. The Autism Resource Center’s team has developed an online resource guide to help families find referrals in the following counties: Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, Cook, Kendall, Will, Grundy and Kankakee.

CAP4Kids – The Children’s Advocacy Project of Rockford
The mission of The Children’s Advocacy Project (CAP) is to help bridge the gap between the many quality social service agencies in the Rockford area and the families that need their help the most. To bridge this gap, we aim to empower and to inform those that care for the children of Rockford through this web site.

Champaign County Transition Services Directory
This Transition Services Directory is designed to assist in the transition from high school to adult life for the youth of Champaign County.

Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township Service Directory
Search our comprehensive database to find services in your community.

DuPage County Human Services – Community Resource Information System (CRIS)
DuPage County is proud to bring you “C.R.I.S.”, the leading source of social service information in the county. Through “C.R.I.S.”, we will provide you with access to the most current, accurate, and comprehensive social service information available.

Grundy County Community Resources Directory
This publication is a project of the Behavioral Health Alliance of Grundy County as part of Chestnut Health
Systems’ 2018 DHS SAPS Grant.

Heart of Illinois 2-1-1
The Heart of Illinois 2-1-1 provides comprehensive information and referral line to connect callers to critical health and human care programs throughout Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Marshall, Stark and Putnam counties.

HUD Homeless Services in Illinois
Listings for Chicago and outside of Chicago.

Homeless Services – City of Chicago
Chicago must maintain temporary shelters until sufficient Interim and Permanent Supportive Housing exists.

Homeless Shelters Outside of Chicago in Illinois
A listing of homeless shelters outside of Chicago with address and phone numbers.

Kane County Guide – A Guide to Services in Kane County
Resources are organizations, companies and other groups that offer services to the community (2021)

PATH – Providing Access to Help
Providing Access to Help (PATH), created in 1971, links people to services in  Alexander, Champaign, Christian, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Livingston, Massac, Marion, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Ogle, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Sangamon,  Union, Vermilion, Washington, Wayne,  White, Whiteside Williamson, and Winnebago counties as well as the City of Barrington. PATH provides a 24/7 crisis, information and referral hotline, services for people age 60 and older and their caregivers, and intervention for people experiencing homelessness.

Human Resource Guide by County 
These resource guides organized by county include state and local human services assistance resources.

Sangamon County –  Autism Society of America, Central Illinois Chapter – Resources for Families

Autism specific resources and information for Sangamon County and

Sangamon County Department of Community Resources Directories – Directories include Resources, Senior Resources, Food Pantries.

Sharing Connections Furniture Bank, Downers Grove, DuPage County
Our Mission: Respectfully provide furniture and hope to neighbors in need.

St. Clair County Community Services Directory
A community service resource directory from the St. Clair Community Mental Health Board.

The Alliance – Community Resource Guide
Resources in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, and Vermilion counties.

Township Officials of Illinois
By law, Illinois townships are charged with three basic functions: 1) general assistance for the indigent; 2) the assessment of real property for the basis of local taxation; and 3) maintenance of all roads and bridges outside federal, state, and other local jurisdiction.