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Please visit the links below for general information on entitlement programs. 


Adult Protective Services

Call 24/7 to make a report of suspected abuse to an older adult or person with disability.  Abuse can include verbal, emotional, physical, sexual, financial, or neglect. 


Adult Protective Services – 24 hour hotline                          866-800-1409

Adult Protective Services – Catholic Charities (local)           847-253-5500

Adult Protective Services – resident of Long Term Care      888-401-820


Alzheimer’s Association
Resource for individuals suffering dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease and their caregivers

AgeOptions – Local Area Agency on Aging for Hanover Township
Resource for information and referrals in suburban Cook County

Catholic Charities Northwest
Provides intake for various services like Home delivered meals, Community Care Program, and emergency response, as well as caregiver and respite services

CEDA – Community Economic Development Agency of Cook County
Resources and workshops available to Cook County residents; Partner for administration of LIHEAP programs

Community Crisis Center
24/7 Emergency hotline to provide safety, hope, advocacy, respite, and education for those affected by crisis or violence.  Hotline number is 847-697-2380 (English) or 847-697-9740 (español).

Consumer Safety Guide
Consumer Safety Guide was created to keep the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm. 

Eldercare Locator
Federal search engine for locating services; available nationwide

Illinois Attorney General
Resources and fact sheets for consumer protections and scams

Illinois Department on Aging
Access point for aging services in Illinois
Link to Benefit Access application

Illinois Department of Human Services
Information on state programs like SNAP, Medicaid, nursing homes

Illinois DHS Application for Benefits Eligibility
Web portal for online applications for SNAP, Medicaid, and other DHS programs

Source for information and resources related to Medicare questions.  Can also call the nationwide hotline number at 800-633-4227
Features a wide range of information and support related to seniors and mesothelioma cancer. Content is verified with doctors before publication.

Mesothelioma Guide
A social services organization devoted to assisting patients with mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.

National Council on Seniors Drug and Alcohol Rehab
Resources and information for individuals facing addiction

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Resources and fact sheets for LGBT older adults and their caregivers

Social Security Administration
Source for information and resources related to Social Security questions.  Can also call the nationwide hotline number at 800-772-1213

Virtual Utility Bill Clinic through Citizens Utility Board (CUB)
Virtual Utility Bill Clinic

A great resource for how to submit bills for electronic review.



Age Well DuPage Resource Guide
Comprehensive guide to services in DuPage County

Caregiver Resource Guide
Helpful information and resources for caregivers to a person with dementia

You Gave, Now Save Resource Booklet
Comprehensive Guide to programs and resources for older adults

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