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Illinois Consumer Resources

Illinois residents, if you’re looking for information about organization in your state, you’ve come to the right place. We have a list of state agencies and legal resources available for you to search. We also have additional links to educational, health, financial, and employment resources in your area.

You can read a summary of each link below, along with any relevant contact information.

STATE AGENCIES

Attorney General – This website offers a variety of information for Illinois residents. Specifically this page features consumer protection links, and issues Illinois consumers may have. There are forms available online for consumers to file a complaint. Find other information through consumer press releases and documents.

Illinois Commerce Commission – This division oversees regulation of different utilities and service providers. As a consumer, you can research the site for consumer protection rules and information on utility education. You can file a complaint or find a service provider. There are also links available to show how you can control your utility bills.

LEGAL RESOURCES

Small Claims Court – Get all the information you need about small claims court here. Discover court cost limits, attorney requirements, and provisions included in Illinois law. Get specific details on appeal processes and Illinois statutes. If you are pursuing a small claims court case, this is a good stop.

Illinois Consumer Protection Law – This site offers a list of consumer protection laws regarding various subjects. You can read about automobile buyer protection, telephone and mail fraud, get-rich-quick schemes and more. If you have a problem, you can also call the Consumer Fraud Bureau at (218) 782-9011.

EDUCATIONAL

Illinois Education – Look for a variety of tools in the education field through this Illinois page. You can get information on Early Childhood, K-12 education, special education, and higher learning opportunities. You can search for colleges and universities in the state. Aspiring instructors can learn more about teaching certifications, classroom resources and more.

Educational Resources – This directory provides a comprehensive list of educational resources for Illinois. You can view the list in a general search, or conduct an advanced search on agencies. You can search through organizations by type. You can search by states and territories as well.

FINANCIAL

Illinois Treasurer – This website is dedicated to the overseeing of financial institutions in the state of Illinois. For consumers, there is plenty of education to find. You can view financial presentations, news articles about smart money handling and economic developments. There are even links to a variety of loans for both consumers and businesses. You can reach the office directly at  (312) 814-1700.

HEALTH

Health Care & Family Services – Read up on state offered health and family programs here. You can view general agency information, get details on child support services, or read about medical programs in Illinois. You can apply for medical assistance and special health coverage through the site as well.

Health & Wellness – This healthcare portal will provide you information for a variety of health care topics. Use the healthcare program finder to get the specific help you need. You can search for healthcare, prescription drug coverage, and special health programs. You can also view links to disability and special needs programs offered.

SAFETY

Identity Theft Hotline – This webpage will offer extensive information regarding identity theft protection and help for victims. Learn more about the prevalence of identity theft, and view statistics. You can get more information on how to protect your identity. If you are a victim, you can call the Hotline at 1-866-999-5630.

EMPLOYMENT

Illinois Employment -  Find your career through this Illinois employment database. Search for jobs, or recruit and train employees. You can view internship opportunities or information for disabled workers. Those looking for education for a potential job can also find links through this site.