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14.4. State Disability Resources

City of Chicago Services for People with Disabilities
Information about disability resources, employment services, disability awareness and etiquette training, accessibility compliance, public information and education and youth employment programs for people with disabilities (Including home modifications program).

Disabled Outdoor Opportunities
Phone: 618-435-8138, ext. 4
Contact: Jay Williams; Email: 

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing greater access and more programs for persons with disabilities. They want to make it easier for disabled individuals to hunt, fish and pursue other outdoor activities.

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS)
Phone: (800) 843-6154
DRS works in partnership with people with disabilities and their families to assist them in making informed choices to achieve full community participation through employment, education, and independent living opportunities.

Family Resource Center on Disabilities
Phone: (312) 939-3513
Family Resource Center on Disabilities provides support, information, and training to parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs.

HomeMod Program
Phone: (312) 744-7054
Sponsored by the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the HomeMod program provides financial assistance to qualifying individuals with disabilities for structural alterations that increase the accessibility of homes or apartments.

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