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Illinois Home Care Ombudsman Program

The Illinois Home Care Ombudsman Program advocates on behalf of individuals who are receiving services through the Home and Community-Based Waiver Services Program and the Medicare Medicaid Alignment Initiative.

Client Assistance Program (CAP) – DHS/DRS

CAP helps people with disabilities receive quality services by advocating for their interests and helping them identify resources, understand procedures, resolve problems, and protect their rights in the rehabilitation process.

ARC of Illinois, The

The Arc of Illinois advocates for funding and legislation to benefit people with disabilities, and provides training opportunities for families and professionals. Illinois Life Span provides statewide information and resources focused on advocacy, services, and supports for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The Family to Family Health Information Center provides information focused on health and insurance …

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Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is an Illinois not-for-profit organization serving 43 counties, offering counseling, advocacy and educational services to people with epilepsy, their families, and the communities in which they live. “The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.” …

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CU Able

CU Able is a group of parents who are passionate about helping their children with special needs by creating a safe and accepting support network within the local community. The group focuses not only on advocacy and awareness, but also tries to help its members incorporate self-care into their routine by organizing and participating in …

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CU Autism Network

The mission of the CU Autism Network is to support persons on the autism spectrum, their families, caregivers, educators, other professionals, and the public by providing opportunities for support and networking, education, training, and advocacy, along with promoting awareness and acceptance.

Champaign County Health Care Consumers

CCHCC provides free information, assistance, referral, and advocacy services to community members who are having problems with any aspect of the health care system. CCHCC’s Consumer Health Hotline helps consumers find low-cost health care resources, understand their patient rights, find discount prescription programs, apply for Medicaid/AllKids, apply for financial assistance at local hospitals, and more. …

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