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Medical and Social Service Organizations for Low Income/Uninsured People

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State Resources:
ALL KIDS (also see Illinois Dept. of healthcare and Family Services)
1-866-All-KIDS (1-866-255-5437)

Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
Health Insurance options for high-risk individuals and persons who have exhausted their COBRA coverage.
1-866-851-2751

Illinois Depart. of Human Services
Includes LINKcards, All Kids, SNAP and Early Intervention Program.
1-800-843-6154

Illinois Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services
This includes Medicaid, Illinois Cares RX. Health benefits for workers with disabilities.
1-800-447-4278

Illinois Healthy Women
Medicaid (also see Illinois Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services)
1-800-226-0768

Illinois Drug Programs
1-800-624-2459
Links to IllinoisRx drug  –no senior left behind.

County Resources:
Access DuPage
Provides access to medical services to those people in DuPage County, who lack healthcare access because of economic reasons.
511 Thornhill Dr. Suite E.
Carol Stream, IL
630-510-8720

Cook County Depart. of Public Health
Most services are by appointment only.
Call regional offices.

Lake County Health Depart.
847-377-8000

Also, check your township offices.
Many of them offer assistance.

Private/Non-Profit Assistance:
Access at Northwest Community
Serves low-income residents of Arlington Heights and surrounding communities. Other locations, see website.
847-342-1554

The Ark
6450 N. California Ave.Chicago, IL 60645
773-973-1000

Asian Human Services Family Health Center
2424 W. Peterson, Chicago, IL 60659
773-761-0300

Catholic Charities –Northwest
1717 Rand Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-376-2118

Community Action Agencies (CAA)
Emergency assistance for medical and other services.
217-789-0125

Community Health Clinic
 2611 W. Chicago Ave.Chicago, IL 60622
Patient Services: 773-395-9900

Chicago Dental Society
312-836-7300
Free and sliding scale dental clinics.
Includes Lake, DuPage and suburban Cook counties. Services for elderly, homebound and patients w/HIV or Aids.

Erie Family Healthcare Center
1701 W. Superior
Chicago, Illinois 60622
312-666-3494

Gilead Center
For persons who need access to basic healthcare.
222 S. Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606
312- 906-6021

The Hamdard Center
Multilingual, Multi-cultural Social & Health Service Agency.
Main Chicago Office
1542  W. Devon Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660
773-465-4600

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped.
Free dental care from participating dentists.
1-888-471-6334

Access to Care : Suburban Primary Health Care Council.                                                                                                                                               Health care program serving low- income uninsured individuals in suburban Cook County, Illinois and in northwest Chicago.
708-531-0680

Meijer Pharmacy

Offers selected antibiotics (14 day supply at normal dosages) free with doctor’s prescription regardless of insurance or co-pay. They also offer selected free prenatal vitamins. Check website for more information and listings of local stores.

Midwest Asian American Center
2540 W. Devon Ave, 2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60659
773-262-8650

NeedyMeds.com
Assistance for those who can’t afford their medicines.

Emergency Assistance:
Zams Hope
773-719-9267

Financial Assistance:
Patient Advocate Foundation
1-866-512-3861

 

 

 

 

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