Accessibility resources here offer information on service providers and locations for enhancing the accessibility of homes and public spaces, including home modifications. This ensures that people of all abilities can navigate and enjoy these environments, fostering inclusivity and equal access for everyone.
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Illinois Department of Human Services
Located through the state serving people with disabilities from ages 18-59. Government funding for home modifications through the Department of Rehab Services Department of Human Services Office of Rehabilitation Services (ORS) is available for qualifying individuals Please visit Understanding Puns PUNS (Prioritization for Urgency of Need for Services) is a statewide database that records information about individuals with developmental disabilities who are potentially in need of services

Illinois Healthcare and Family Services (HFS)
The Illinois Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) administers the Medicaid program, providing health care assistance for qualified adults and children. In some cases, Medicaid will pay for home medical equipment, including lifts that do not require home modifications.  Visit their site at

Lifeway Mobility Chicago
Lifeway Mobility is an accessibility solutions company that provides a wide variety of wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, transfer aids, home elevators, and bath safety solutions to individuals and businesses in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, southern New Hampshire, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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Ramp NOW rents, sells and installs lifts and ramps that assist individuals with mobility issues, granting access to  places most people take for granted.

Regional Transportation Authority 
Measurement Standards for Wheelchairs and Scooters on Public Transit  312-913-3146/  312-913-3122 (TTY). Our CTA and Pace bus fleets are 100% accessible. Special equipment such as lifts, ramps, wheelchair securement areas, priority seating, and visual display announcements have been installed on all CTA and Pace buses to make fixed route bus service accessible to people with disabilities.

The Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living
INCIL is a united network that serves as the leading resource for Illinois Centers for Independent Living, ensuring Centers have the resources needed to advocate for the rights of people with disabilities.

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)
(MOPD) HomeMod Program is run by the Mayor’s Office and enables people with disabilities of low to moderate income to have their homes and apartments modified for accessibility purposes. Eligibility mandates that the person with a disability be a Chicago resident, 59 years of age or younger, with certain income specifications.For more information, please call (312) 743-1523 or( 312)744-7833 (TTY) or visit Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.

University of Illinois at Chicago Division of Specialized Care for Children
Administered by the University of Illinois, this program can provide accessibility modifications for certain individuals under the age of 21 years with certain chronic physical disabilities and health impairments.  For more information, please call the Chicago office at 312-996-6380 or visit