Illinois Resources

This page provides federal and state-specific resources on a variety of cancer survivorship topics. If you are looking for financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Illinois.

 

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov
www.eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org
www.AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243
www.dol.gov/whd

State Fair Employment Agency
Illinois Department of Human Rights
312.814.6200
www.illinois.gov/dhr/Pages/default.aspx

Unemployment Agency
Illinois Department of Employment Security
800.244.5631
www.ides.illinois.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Vocational Rehabilitation
Illinois Department of Human Services
800.843.6154
www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29737

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Health Insurance

Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange)
Get Covered Illinois
866.311.1119
www.getcoveredillinois.gov/

Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program & External Appeals
Illinois Attorney General
877.305.5145
www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/healthcare.html

Illinois Department of Insurance
312.814.2420 or 217.782.4515
www.insurance.illinois.gov

HIPAA Plans/High Risk Insurance
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
217.782.6333
www.chip.state.il.us/index.html

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dol.gov/ebsa

COBRA-Illinois
Illinois Department of Insurance
866.311.1119
www.insurance2.illinois.gov/HealthInsurance/continueCobra.asp

State Children’s Health Insurance Program
All Kids
866.255.5437
www.allkidscovered.com

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/il/index.html

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Medicaid Programs

Triage Cancer Guide to Medicaid Expansion

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
888.586.8717
www.hfs.illinois.gov/medical/apply.html

Illinois High Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP)
Illinois Department of Human Services
800.843.6154
www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?Item=19229

Illinois Home Services Program
Illinois Department of Human Services
800.843.6154
www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29738

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Medicare

Medicare
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)
www.medicare.gov

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
800.252.8966
https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/ship/Pages/default.aspx

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