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Access Living

Address

115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654

(800) 613-8549

www.accessliving.org

Description:

Offers peer oriented independent living services, including housing search assistance and support to move out of institutions; public education, awareness and development; individualized and systemic advocacy; and enforcement of civil rights on behalf of people with disabilities.

Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Intake Process:

(1) Call Access Living's main line for more information and initial intake, or
(2) Submit online form to request services on this page: www.accessliving.org/contact and click "Submit Your Request"

Program Fees:

No fees

Eligibility:

Individuals of all ages, and living with all types of disabilities

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

February 14, 2022

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654

Contacts

Karen Tamley

President and CEO

Phone Numbers

Toll Free

(800) 613-8549

Cross-Disability Support Group

(312) 640-2159

Fax

(312) 640-2101

Main

(312) 640-2100

Step Ahead Support Group

(312) 640-2110

Toll Free TTY

(888) 243-7003

TTY

(312) 640-2102

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Financial literacy workshops that cover topics such as credit improvement, budgeting, saving, increasing employment and home-ownership opportunities. Classes are virtual/online, meeting once a week for 11 weeks.

Hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Required Documents

Call to confirm any requirements

Eligibility

Individuals living with disabilities

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call 312-640-2159 or email cjohnson@accessliving.org

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Illinois
    • Cook County
      • Dupage County
        • Kane County
          • Lake County
            • Mchenry County
              • Will County

              Telephone Numbers

              Number:
              312-640-2100
              Type:
              Voice
              Name:
              Main
              Number:
              888-243-7003
              Type:
              Voice/TTY/TDD
              Name:
              Toll Free TTY
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (DM-2000) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              The Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG): peer support group program for individuals living with all kinds of disabilities. Step Ahead: support group provides information and resources for people who want to further develop their independence.

              Hours

              Every Other Tuesday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

              Required Documents

              Confirm any requirements over the phone

              Eligibility

              Individuals living with a disability

              Fees

              None

              Intake Procedure

              Cross-Disability: Call 312-640-2159 or email cjohnson@accessliving.org to sign up; (2) Step Ahead: Call 312-640-2110 or email tpagani@accessliving.org to sign up

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Illinois
                • Cook County
                  • Dupage County
                    • Kane County
                      • Lake County
                        • Mchenry County
                          • Will County

                          Telephone Numbers

                          Number:
                          312-640-2159
                          Type:
                          Voice
                          Name:
                          Cross-Disability Support Group
                          Number:
                          312-640-2110
                          Type:
                          Voice
                          Name:
                          Step Ahead Support Group
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          Assistance with finding housing for individuals with disabilities

                          Hours

                          Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

                          Required Documents

                          Call to confirm any requirements

                          Eligibility

                          Individuals living with disabilities

                          Fees

                          None

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call to be connected to a staff person

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                          • Illinois
                            • Cook County
                              • Dupage County
                                • Kane County
                                  • Lake County
                                    • Mchenry County
                                      • Will County

                                      Telephone Numbers

                                      Number:
                                      312-640-2100
                                      Type:
                                      Voice
                                      Name:
                                      Main
                                      Number:
                                      800-613-8549
                                      Type:
                                      Voice/Toll-Free
                                      Name:
                                      Toll Free
                                      Number:
                                      888-243-7003
                                      Type:
                                      Voice/TTY/TDD
                                      Name:
                                      Toll Free TTY
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Description

                                      Information and referral to home and community based services for people with disabilities.

                                      Hours

                                      Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

                                      Required Documents

                                      None

                                      Eligibility

                                      Individuals living with disabilities

                                      Fees

                                      None

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Fill out online contact form or call to be connected to services

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                      • Illinois
                                        • Cook County
                                          • Dupage County
                                            • Kane County
                                              • Lake County
                                                • Mchenry County
                                                  • Will County

                                                  Telephone Numbers

                                                  Number:
                                                  312-640-2100
                                                  Name:
                                                  Main
                                                  Number:
                                                  800-613-8549
                                                  Type:
                                                  Voice/Toll-Free
                                                  Name:
                                                  Toll Free
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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