The Benefit Access Program (formerly known as the Circuit Breaker Program) allows for reduced-fee license plates aimed toward senior citizens and persons with disabilities with specific qualifications. Visit www2.illinois.gov/aging/benefitsaccess to apply or learn more.
The Illinois Department on Aging also operates a Senior HelpLine to help residents locate services in their community, answer questions, coordinate service and provide general assistance. You can call the Senior HelpLine at 1-800-252-8966.
If you are a senior looking for assistance with Medicare, please contact the Illinois Department on Aging at 1-800-252-8966 or Aging.SHIP@illinois.gov.
City of Chicago Senior Services here
Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS): The Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS) program provides safety, security and accessibility improvements that help senior citizens to remain in their homes.
Would you like to know what senior benefits and services are available? If so, link to www.Benefits CheckUp.org to determine eligibility for more than 70 city, state and federal benefits to which you may be entitled.