• TOLL FREE NUMBERS
  • RE-ENTRY LINKS
  • CSAC GROUPS
State of Illinois
AIDS/HIV Hot Line
800-243-2437
Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
800-252-2873
Citizen’s Assistance, Governor’s Office
800-642-3112
Client Assistance Program (Disability Rights)
800-641-3929
Domestic Violence Information and Referral
877-863-6338
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
800-662-4357
Housing Authority, Illinois
800-942-8439

Human Services, Illinois Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, Medical Assistance,

Child Care Assistance, Fraud or Abuse, Mental Health,

Persons with Disabilities, Services for Women, Infants & Children

800-843-6154
Medicare & Medicaid/Fraud or Abuse
800-447-8477
Poison Control (Statewide)
800-942-5969
Secretary of State (General Information, Illinois Only)
800-252-8980
Driver Services, Seniors Division Hotline
800-252-2904
Literacy Hotline
800-321-9511
Organ/Tissue Donor Hotline (Bilingual)
800-210-2106
State Library
800-665-5576
Social Security Office
800-772-1213
Toll-Free Directory Assistance
800-555-1212
Veterans’ Affairs
800-827-1000

These websites offer important information about issues people may face when they leave prison.

Re-entry links
IDES Ex-Offenders Website Criminal Records/Rap Sheets, Occupational Bans and Waivers
Expungement/Information Page
Prisoner Re-Entry ToolKit
Re-entry Resource Listing
Second Chance Act Bill (Overview)

CSAC is an Illinois Department of Corrections Faith Based Re-entry Program whose role is primarily to build support within the community for the formally incarcerated returning home. CSAC works by bringing together supporters and providers in the community to provide an array of services to support the formally incarcerated in their re-entry transition. Contact the CSAC group in your area to find even more agencies providing services to formally incarcerated people and their families.

Community Support Advisory Council (CSAC) Groups

Area

Meeting location and time

Office location and hours

CSAC West

Above and Beyond
2942 w. Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60612

Every Second Thursday at 12:00 pm

Westside Health Authority
5816 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60651
(773) 786-0226

CSAC South

AFC World Outreach Center
7859 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60620

Every Fourth Wednesday at 1:00 pm

Target Area Development Corporation
1542 W. 79th St.
Chicago, IL 60620
773-651-6470

CSAC North

Willie B. White Community Center
7637 N. Paulina St.
Chicago, IL 60640
773-262-3515


Every Second Wednesday at 12:30 pm