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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Free Emergency Service

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities has created a service that the City of Chicago offers for individuals with disabilities and seniors with regards to emergency preparedness. During an emergency, the service alerts police, fire, and other personnel that someone in the home or office has a disability and may need assistance. Click this link to sign up or learn more.

Last updated: March 14, 2018

This website is made possible by funding support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, both the Administration on Developmental Disabilities and the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and the U.S. Department of Education, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. The contents of this website are solely the responsibility of Equip for Equality and do not necessarily represent the official view of any of these agencies.

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