Demographic Data

Total state population
Total number of people with disabilities
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
Vision difficulty
Cognitive difficulty
Ambulatory difficulty
Self-care difficulty
Independent living difficulty
Race/ethnicity breakdown

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work

Additional demographics for people with disabilities

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (

Employment data for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

For additional data on state performance in work and participation for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities please visit |

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

For more information on the AoD grantee programs across the country, please visit Administration on Disabilities | ACL Administration for Community Living.

Options Center for Independent Living
22 Heritage Drive, Suite 107
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone: 815-936-0100
ED:Therese Cardosi
Soyland Access to Independent Living
2449 East Federal Drive
Decatur, IL 62526
Phone: 217-876-8888
ED:Jeri Wooters
Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living
15 Permac Road
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: 217-245-8371
ED:Peggy Davidsmeyer
LINC, Inc.
15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea, IL 62226
Phone: 618-235-9988
ED:Lynn Hatfield
West Central Illinois Center for Independent Living
639 York Street, Suite 204
Quincy, IL 62301
Phone: 217-223-0400
ED:Dan Stupavsky
Opportunities for Access
4206 Williamson Place, Suite Three
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-244-9212
ED:Michael Egbert
Living Independence for Everyone Center for Independent Living
2201 Eastland Drive, Suite One
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: 309-663-5433
ED:Rickielee Benecke
Southern Illinois Center for Independent Living
2135 West Ramada Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-457-3318
ED:Bonnie Vaughn
Will Grundy Center for Independent Living
77 North 129th Infantry Drive
Joliet, IL 60435
Phone: 815-729-0162
ED:Missy Martins
Lake County Center for Independent Living
377 North Seymour Avenue
Mundelein, IL 60060
Phone: 847-949-4440
ED:Kelli Brooks
Regional Access & Mobilization Project, Inc.
202 Market Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-968-7467
ED: Jackie Sundquist
Illinois/ Iowa Center for Independent Living Center
P. O. Box 6156, 501 11th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: 309-793-0090
ED:Elizabeth Sherwin
Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago
115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-640-2100
ED:Daisy Feidt
Stone-Hayes Center for Independent Living
39 North Prairie Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-344-1306
ED: Vanya Peterson
Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living
18 Gunia Drive
LaSalle, IL 61301
Phone: 815-224-3126
ED:Sarah Stasik
Person Assuming Control of Their Environment, Inc.
1317 East Florida
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-344-5433
ED: Nancy McClellan-Hickey
Impact CIL
2735 East Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
Phone: 618-462-1411
ED:Cathy Contarino
Achieving Independence & Mobility Center for Independent Living
3130 Finley Road, Suite 500
Downers Groves, IL 60515
Phone: 630-469-2300
ED:Leigh Ann Stephens
Springfield Center for Independent Living
330 South Grand Avenue, West
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-525-1308
ED:Pete Roberts
Advocates for Access
4450 North Prospect Road, Suite C8
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
Phone: 309-682-3500
ED: Jeannine McAllister
Phone: (312) 814-2080
ED:Kimberly Mercer-Schleider
University of Illinois UCE
Institute on Disability and Human Development (M/C 626)
Department of Disability and Human Development
The University of Illinois at Chicago
1640 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608-6904
Main Phone: 312-413-1647
Main Fax: 312-413-4098
TTY: 312-413-0453
Equip for Equality, Inc.
20 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 341-0022
Toll Free: (800) 537-2632
TDD: (800) 610-2779
FAX: (312) 541-7544
Illinois Client Assistance Program
Division of Rehabilitation Services
100 S. Grand Avenue
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: (217) 557-5233
Toll Free: (800) 843-6154
FAX: (217) 524-1184