800 Telephone Number Directory for Accessibility Services

The Village Of Oak Park Universal Access Commission is pleased to make this 800 number directory available to the public.  Note that some numbers are toll numbers, but they were felt to be important to include.  An audio-taped version of this directory also available from the commission by calling Phleace Crichlow at the Village of Oak Park at (708) 358-5654.
 
 

ABORTION
National Abortion Federation  Hotline 1-800-772-9100 (TTY)
 

ABUSE & NEGLECT
Alternatives To  Domestic Violence  1-800-892-3375
Illinois Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting  1-800-252-2873  1-217-524-7569 (TTY)
Illinois Attorney General Violent Crime Victims Clearinghouse 1-800-228-3368
Elder Abuse Hotline  1-800-279-0400
Child and Family Services Abuse Hotline   1-800-252-2873
Long Term Care Facility Complaint Hotline  1-800-252-4343
Child Abuse Hotline - ChildHelp USA  1-800-422-4453
 

ADOPTION
Adoption Information   1-800-572-2390
The Cradle Society     1-800-272-3534
 

AGING
Blue Cross - Blue Shield - Illinois Office  1-800-624-1723
Blue Cross - Blue Shield -  National  Office   1-800-523-7454
Courage Stroke Network   1-800-553-6321
Illinois Department On Aging 1-800-252-8966
Illinois Secretary Of State  Senior Citizen Hotline 1-800-252-2904 (TTY)
National Eye Care Project Hotline For The Elderly 1-800-222-3937  212-620-2158 (TTY)
Nursing Home Information and Abuse Department of Public Health  1-800-252-4343
Illinois Department of Revenue -Circuit Breaker Program 1-800-732-8866
 

ALCOHOL  & SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Alcohol Advice, Support & Referral   1-800-252-6465
Drug & Alcohol  Abuse Hotline  1-800-242-2463
Just Say No    1-800-258-2766
MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Drivers  1-800-438-6233
National Institute On Drug Abuse    1-800-662-4357
1-800-228-0427 (TTY)
Prevention Resource Center - Springfield.  1-800-252- 8951
1-217-525-7192 (TTY)
 Prevention Resource Center - Chicago.  1-800-572-5385
1-312-663-1209 (TTY)
 

ALZHEIMER'S
Alzheimer's Assistance/ Siu School Of Med. 1-800-782-8249
Alzheimer's Association   1-800-272-3900
1-312-814-8432 (TTY)
 

BLIND or VISUALLY IMPAIRED
American Council  Of The Blind   1-800-424-8666
American Foundation For The Blind  1-800-232-5463
Blind Children's Center  1-800-222-3566
Hadley School In Illinois   1-800-323-4238
National Eye Care Project  1-800-222-3937
1-212-620-2158 (TTY)
National Library  Service For The Blind And Physically Handicapped
 1-800-424-8567
1-202-707-1691 (TTY)
National Society to Prevent Blindness America 1-800-221-3004
Recordings For The Blind and Dysletic     1-800-221-4792
Recorded Books   1-800-638-1304
Retinitis Pigmentosa International   1-800-344-4877
 

CANCER
American Cancer Society  1-800-227-2345
American Cancer Research Center   1-800-525-3777
Volunteer or Cancer Donation 1-800-321-1557
Information Services National Line     1-800-422-6237
Candlelighters Cancer Foundation 1-800-366-2223
Lupus Foundation Of America  1-800-558-0121
Y-Me Breast Cancer   1-800-221-2141
 

CHILD ABUSE
Child Abuse  Hotline     1-800-252-2873
1-217-524-7569 (TTY)
National Child Abuse Hotline  1-800-422-4453
 

CHILDREN - INFANTS & TODDLERS
Help Me Grow (formerly "Beautiful Babies")  1-800-545-2200
Child Find/Illinois State Board of Education 1-800-851-6197
Healthy Kids Right From The Start 1-800-252-8635
 1-800-526-5812 (TTY)
Illinois  Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse  1-800-852-4302
National Information System & Clearinghouse for Infants with  Disabilities & Life Threatening Conditions 1-800-922-9234
SIDS Alliance   1-800-221-7437
 

CHILDREN - MISSING OR RUNAWAY
Childfind Of America   1-800-426-5678
National Center for Missing/Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678
1-800-826-7653 (TTY)
National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-621-4000
1-800-621-0394 (TTY)
Vanished Children Alliance  1-800-826-4743
 

CHILDREN - MEDICAL
Shriners Patient Referral Line 1-800-237-5055
National Information System & Clearinghouse for Infants with  Disabilities & Life Threatening Conditions 1-800-922-9234
Terminal Illness/ Children Hospice International 1-800-242-4453
U of I Division of Specialized Care for Children  1-800-322-3722
 

CHILDREN - ADOPTION, FOSTER
Adoption Information   1-800-572-2390
Foster Child Care Hotline  1-800-624-5437
National Adoption Center  1-800-862-3678
The Cradle Society  1-800-272-3534
 

CHILDREN - OTHER
Children Support Action Line  1-800-447-4278
National Information System for Vietnam Veterans and Their Children  1-800-922-9234
Parents-Too-Soon   1-800-422-5587
 

CONSUMER
Attorney General's Office of Consumer Protection 1-800-252-8666
 1-217-785-2771 (TTY)
Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities In Illinois 1-800-433-8848
 

CRIME
Crime Victim Assistance   1-800-228-3368
 

CYSTIC FIBROSIS
Illinois Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  1-800-824-5064
US National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 1-800-344-4823
 

DOWNS SYNDROME
National Downs Syndrome, Congress 1-800-232-6372
National Downs Syndrome, Society 1-800-221-4602
 

DEAF or HEARING IMPAIRED
American Society For Deaf Children       1-800-942-2732
Better Hearing Institute Hearing Helpline 1-800-327-9355
Captioned Film  for the Deaf  1-800-237-6213
Center For The Deaf  1-800-468-9211
Consumer Hearing & Speech Hotline  1-800-638-8255
Gallaudet College/Deaf Education  1-800-995-0550
Hear Now/National Hearing Aid Bank  1-800-648-4327
International Hearing Society   1-800-521-5247
Illinois Relay Service 1-800-526-0857
 1-800-526-0844 (TTY)
National Association For Hearing & Speech  Action Line 1-800-638-8255
National Captioning Institute  1-800-533-9673
 1-800-321-8337 (TTY)
Occupational Hearing Services Ohs) Dial A Hearing Test 1-800-222-3277
Tripod -Grapevine Service for Hearing Impaired 1-800-352-8888
 

DENTAL
Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped 1-800-621-8099
Illinois State Dental Society Dental Referral 1-800-252-2930
 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT INFORMATION (ADA)
Great Lakes  Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center 1-800-949-4232
Illinois Department Of Rehabilitation Jobs Now    1-800-562-7669
 

DRUG ABUSE
Illinois Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Association Operation Snowball
 1-800-252-6301
Us 800 Cocaine   1-800-262-2463
Just Say No  Foundation  1-800-258-2766
National Institute on Drug Abuse 1-800-662-4357
 

EDUCATION and LITERACY
Adult Literacy Hotline  1-800-321-9511
Childfind Illinois State Board Of Education 1-800-851-6197
ERIC Clearinghouse On  Adult Career And Vocational Education
1-800-848-4815
Gallaudet College / Deaf Education  1-800-995-0550
Eastern Illinois University Admissions Information 1-800-252-5711
Illinois State University Admissions Information    1-800-366-2478
Northern Illinois State University Admissions Information   1-800-892-3050
University of Illinois Springfield Admissions Information      1-800-252-8533
Southern Illinois University Admissions Information  1-800-642-3531
U Of I Champaign/Urbana Admissions Information  1-800-223-8634
Western Illinois University Admissions Information  1-800-322-3902
 

EMERGENCY SERVICES & DISASTER
Illinois Emergency Information Reporting 1-800-782-7860
 

EMPLOYMENT
Job Accommodation Network "JAN"  1-800-526-7234
 

HEALTH
Alliance For The Mentally Illinois of Illinois 1-800-346-4572
American Association Mental Retardation   1-800-424-3688
American Diabetes Assn.  1-800-232- 3472
American Heart Assn.    1-800-252- 8511
ARC / Mental Retardation Association for Retarded Citizens 1-800-433-5255
Cooley's Anemia Foundation   1-800-221- 3571
Courage Stroke Network   1-800-553- 6321
Medic-Alert Foundation   1-800-344- 3226
National Kidney Foundation  1-800-622- 9010
Simon  Foundation for Continence   1-800-237-4666
Medicare Telephone Hotline Healthcare Financing Administration   1-800-638-6833
National  Information System & Clearing-House for Infants
with Disabilities & Life Threatening Conditions  1-800-922-9234
National Jewish  Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine
 1-800-222-5864
Office of Health  Promotion and Disease Prevention Health Information Center
 1-800-336-4797
Prevention Resource Center 1-800-252-8951
Prevention Resource Center Springfield 1-217-525-7192
 Prevention Resource Center Chicago      1-800-572-5385
1-312-663-1209 (TTY)
Beautiful Babies, Healthy Start And Other Public Health Programs
 1-800-545-2200
Teratogen Hotline  1-800-252-4847
ABTEC Anorexia Bulimia Treatment & Education Center    1-800-222-2832
American Liver Foundation  1-800-223-0179
American Lupus Foundation   1-800-331-1802
American Parkinson's Disease Association  1-800-223-2732
Batten's  Disease Support & Research Association 1-800-448-4570
Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America 1-800-932-2423
National Kidney Foundation  1-800-622-9010
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Illinois Chapter    1-800-824-5064
Endometriosis Association 1-800-992-3636
Human Growth Disorder 1-800-451-6434
 1-217-524-8818 (TTY)
Lupus Fnd. Of America  1-800-558-0121
MPD (Blood Diseases) Research Center  1-800-435-7673
National Association for Sickle  Cell Disease   1-800-421-8453
National Kidney Foundation   1-800-622-9010
National Lung Line 1-800-222-5864
National Parkinson Foundation in Florida 1-800-327-4545
National Reye's Syndrome Foundation  1-800-233-7393
PMS Access   1-800-222-4767
United   Leukodstrophy Foundation  1-800-728-5483
United Ostomy Association   1-800-826-0826
United Sclerodema Fnd.    1-800-722-4673
 

INFORMATION & REFERRAL
Able Data Information Resources Hotline  1-800-447-4221
DORS Resource Center 1-800-232-1097
 1-217-524-0818 (TTY)
Assistive Technology Project 1-800-852-5110
Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse   1-800-852-4302
Illinois Fiesta Educativa   1-800-532-3393
National Rehabilitation Information Center  1-800-346-2742
Psychological Information User Service   1-800-374-2722
 

LEARNING DISABILITIES
Educators Publishing Services Inc. Specific Language Disabilities (Dyslexia) 1-800-225-5750
Illinois Adult Literacy Hotline  1-800-321-9511
Orton Dyslexia Society  1-800-222-3123
 

MEDICARE/MEDICAID
Illinois Information & Assistance   1-800-647-8089
Inspector General: Service Never Rendered; Fraud or Abuse In Medicare, Medicaid
Or Social Security  1-800-368-5779
Medicare Claims    1-800-642-6930
 

MENTAL HEALTH
Alliance Of The Mentally Ill of Illinois   1-800-346-4572
American Trauma Society 1-800-556-7890
Dept. Of Public Health Hospital and Mental Health Complaints 1-800-252-4343
National Mental Health Association 1-800-969-6642
 

MUSCLE DISORDER
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation  1-800-541 -5454
 

NEUROLOGICALLY IMPAIRED
American Parkinson Disease Association  1-800-233-2732
Children Crainofacial Association   1-800-533-3643
Epilepsy Foundation of America    1-800-332-1000
Huntingtons Disease Foundation Of America    1-800-345-4372
National Head Injury Foundation     1-800-444-6443
National Headache Foundation 1-800-843-2256
National Neurofibro-Mitoses  Foundation    1-800-323-7938
Tourette Syndrome Association  1-800-237-0717
United Cerebral Palsy Association National Headquarters 1-800-872-5827
 

ORGAN DONATIONS
Living Bank  1-800-528-2971
United Network for Organ Sharing  1-800-243-6667
 

PHYSICALLY DISABLED
American  Paralysis Association    1-800-225-0292
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association  1-800-782-4747
National Arthritis Foundation    1-800-283-7800
National Library  Service for the Blind And Physically Handicapped  1-800-424-8567
National Multiple Sclerosis Society  1-800-532-7667
National Spinal Cord Injury Association 1-800-962-9629
Spina Bifida Hotline 1-800-621-3141
 

PUBLIC BENEFITS
Energy Assistance and Weatherization  1-800-252-8643
Hill Burton Free Hospitalization  1-800-638-0742
Public Aid Food Stamps or Other Information   1-800-252-8635
Fraud, Abuse, to Report 1-800-252-8903
Illinois Department Of Revenue Circuit Breaker Information
 1-800-732-8866
Veterans Benefits   1-800-829-4833
 

RARE DISORDERS
National Health Information Center For  Orphan Drugs and Rare Disorders 1-800-336-4797
National Neuromatosis Foundation  1-800-323-7938
National Organization for Rare Disorders (A Charge For Each Topic) 1-800-999-6673
NOAH / National Organization for Albinism Hypopigmentation 1-800-473-2310
Reye's  Syndrome National Foundation 1-800-233-7393
Sickle Cell Disease National Association  1-800-421-8453
 

REHABILITATION
National Rehabilitation Information Center 1-800-346-2742
 

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Aids Hotline - National 1-800-342-2437
Aids Hotline - Illinois  1-800-243-7889
Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline (English) 1-800-227-8922
 

SOCIAL SECURITY
Disability Determination Services  1-800-637-8856
1-800-362-7754 (TTY)
Inspector General: Services Never Rendered; Fraud or Abuse in Medicare, Medicaid Or Social Security  1-800-368-5779
Social Security Determination   1-800-225-3607
1-800-524-2439 (TTY)
Social Security Information  1-800-772-1213
 

SPEECH & LANGUAGE IMPAIRED
Cleft Palate Cleftline 1-800-242-5338
National Association for Hearing and Speech Action Line  1-800-638-8255
National Center for Stuttering  1-800-221-2483
National Easter Seal Society   1-800-221-6827
Stuttering Foundation of America   1-800-992-9392
 

STATE OF ILLINOIS  SERVICES
Illinois Attorney General Springfield  1-800-252-2518
1-217-785-2771 (TTY)
Illinois Attorney General Chicago1-800-243-5377
1-312-793-1338 (TTY)
Illinois Department of Commerce And Community Affairs Business Information
1-800-252-2923
1-217-785-6055 (TTY)
1-312-419-0667 (TTY)
Illinois Dental Referral Service  1-800-252-2930
Illinois Disabled Client Assistance Project  1-800-641-3929
Illinois Energy Assistance & Weatherization  1-800-252-8643
Illinois Emergency  Management Agency  1-800-782-7860
1-217-917-7123 (TTY)
Illinois Housing / Housing Development Authority  1-800-942-8439
Lawyer Referral Service1-217-525-5297
Equip For Equality  1-800-537-2632
Secretary Of State's Office  1-800-252-8980
1-800-252-2904 (TTY)
1-312-793-1338
 

TECHNOLOGY & EQUIPMENT
Able Data Information Resources Hotline      1-800-447-4221
Chrysler Corporation: Physically Challenged Assistance Program (PCAP)Information & Financial  Reimbursement  1-800-255-9877
Great Lakes Disability and Business Technical Center    1-800-949-4232
Illinois Assistive Technology Project  (IATP)  1-800-852-5110
 

OTHER 800 NUMBERS
American Trauma Society  1-800-556-7890
Alliance Of Genetic Support Groups  1-800-336-4363
Community Volunteer Center 1-800-383-6968
Human Growth  Disorder     1-800-451-6434
 1-217-524-0818 (TTY)
Library Of Congress Handicapped Hotline   1-800-424-8567
1-202-707-3166 (TTY)
National Easter Seal Society  1-800-221-6827
1-312-726-4528 (TTY)
Tall Clubs International 1-800-521-2512