Illinois

Demographic Data

Total state population
12,671,821
Total number of people with disabilities
11.5%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.1%
Vision difficulty
2.1%
Cognitive difficulty
4.5%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.3%
Self-care difficulty
2.4%
Independent living difficulty
5.6%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
71.4%
Black or African American
14.1%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
5.7%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
17.5%
Other Race
5.8%
Two or more Races
2.8%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
38.0%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
9.5%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
26.7%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

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
PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
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
CAP
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
ED:Kari.Branham@Illinois.gov