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Medical and Social Service Organizations for Low Income/Uninsured People


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.

Illinois Depart. of Human Services
Includes LINKcards, All Kids, SNAP and Early Intervention Program.

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

Illinois Healthy Women
Medicaid (also see Illinois Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services)

Illinois Drug Programs
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

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

Lake County Health Depart.

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.

The Ark
6450 N. California Ave.Chicago, IL 60645

Asian Human Services Family Health Center
2424 W. Peterson, Chicago, IL 60659

Catholic Charities –Northwest
1717 Rand Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Community Action Agencies (CAA)
Emergency assistance for medical and other services.

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

Chicago Dental Society
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

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

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped.
Free dental care from participating dentists.

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.

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
Assistance for those who can’t afford their medicines.

Emergency Assistance:
Zams Hope

Financial Assistance:
Patient Advocate Foundation





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