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					 Disability Employment Resource Directory
     for the Metro East St. Louis Area
La Keisha Adams, disabilityworks Resource Coordinator
601 James R. Thompson Drive, Building E,
East St. Louis, IL 62201
(618) 271-7750 ext. 389 Office, (312) 550-8526 Cell
(618) 271-5559 Fax
ladams@chicagolandchamber.org


NATIONAL RESOURCES

Law, Health Policies and Disabilities Center - a Rehabilitation Research and Training
Center on Workforce Investment and Employment Policy for Persons with Disabilities -
http://disability.law.uiowa.edu/rrtc/bro.htm

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights -
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/

U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy Publications -
Information, fact sheets, posters and reports on topics such as accommodations,
emergency preparedness, employment laws and legal issues, etc. -
http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/publicat.htm

Reaching Out to Customers with Disabilities - This online course is provided by the
U.S. Department of Justice's Disability Rights Section and explains how the ADA applies
to businesses in ten short lessons. Putting these lessons into practice enables businesses
to comply with the ADA and attract the disability market.
http://www.ada.gov/reachingout/intro1.htm

Hire Disability Solutions – Largest national Career Network specifically designed for
individuals with disabilities.
http://www.hireds.com

American Association of People with Disabilities – the country's largest cross-
disability membership organization, organizes the disability community to be a powerful
voice for change - economically, politically, and socially.
http://www.aapd.com/index.html

Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)
The Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN), a national toll-free telephone
and electronic information referral service, and is designed to assist employers in locating
and recruiting qualified workers with disabilities. EARN, which is a service of the Office
of Disability Employment Policy, can also provide technical assistance on general
disability employment-related issues. EARN can be reached at 1-866-EARN NOW (327-
6669) or www.dol.gov/odep/programs/earn.htm

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)
The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is ready to help you fill your summer or
permanent hiring needs with talented college students with disabilities. The WRP
database contains profiles of student job candidates from more than 200 colleges and
universities nationwide, representing all majors, and ranging from college freshmen to
graduate students and law students. This program can be reached by calling (202) 693-
7880 or www.wrp.gov

DisabilityInfo.gov
www.disabilityinfo.gov
DisabilityInfo.gov is a Federal government site, whose mission is to bring information on
Federal programs, services, and resources in part to employers.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
A free consulting service that provides individualized worksite accommodations
solutions and technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related
legislation. Provides a tax incentive fact sheet which summarizes tax incentives related
to accessibility and the employment of people with disabilities. JAN can be accessed by
phone at 800-526-7234 (TTY 877-781-9403) or by www.jan.wvu.edu

The National Organization on Disability, (NOD) works in partnership with businesses,
government, national philanthropies and local organizations to promote the inclusion of
people with disabilities in American society. They accomplish this through the creation
of some of the nation’s most innovative and progressive programs that promote
employment opportunities, raise awareness and marshal resources for people with
disabilities.
888 Sixteenth Street NW, Suite 800 \ Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: (202) 293-5960 \ Fax: (202) 293-7999 \ TTY: (202) 293-5968
5 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028
Phone: (646) 505-1191 \ Fax: (646) 505-1184 http://www.nod.org/

Great Lakes Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center
(Great Lakes ADA & IT Center)
1640 West Roosevelt Road, Room 405
Chicago, IL 60608
(800) 949-4232 (Voice/TTY)
(312) 413-1407 (Voice/TTY)
www.adagreatlakes.org
Free service for businesses relating to technical assistance, training and material
dissemination related to the ADA, reasonable accommodations and related topics
available via telephone or web site.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
1801 L. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20507
TA Line: 800-669-4000 (V)
800-669-6820 (TTY)
Publications Line: 800-669-3362 (V)
800-800-3302 (TTY)
www.eeoc.gov
Guidance on the ADA and a variety of other related topics available on their web site.
Also information on creating a reasonable accommodation policy.

Cornell University ILR School – Employment and Disability Institute
www.hrtips.org
Articles, checklists, a glossary, and links to useful disability resources to help HR
professionals in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

National Business & Disability Council
201 I.U. Willets Rd
Albertson, NY 11507
(516) 465-1515
www.business-disability.com
Resource for corporations that are hiring, working with, and marketing to people with
disabilities.


ILLINOIS

disabilityworks
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
200 E. Randolph, Ste. 2200
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone 312-494-6714, fax 312-861-0660
TTY: 312-494-6722
www.disabilityworks.org
disabilityworks – of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. Designed as a “one-stop”
portal of information about all aspects of employment for people with disabilities, this
initiative has valuable information and resources that inspire sound employer-to-
employee relationships.

AbilityLinks
26W171 Roosevelt Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone 630-909-7440, Fax 630-909-7441
www.abilitylinks.org
AbilityLinks is your source for job candidates with disabilities. Take advantage and
submit jobs, search for a resume, or search for a job program to help you staff your
company.

Illinois workNet / Illinois Skills Match

As the State of Illinois Job Systems for employers, Illinois workNet provides your
business with the tools to RECRUIT the best employees, to TRAIN and upgrade the
skills of your current workforce, and to DEVELOP your business with a range of
resources for entrepreneurs and established firms. Set up a free account to access
information in your area. See www.illinoisworknet.com.

Illinois Skills Match is a free resource for employers where you can register your
company and list job openings and skills required to gain access to our database of
available, qualified job seekers. See www.illinoisskillsmatch.com.


The following is a list of Illinois workNet Centers in this area:
LWIA 24 - Southwestern Illinois workNet Center-East St. louis
601 James R. Thompson Blvd
Bldg. E
East St. Louis IL 62201
(618) 271-7750 ext: 220 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 271-9654 Fax
Hours of Operation: M-F 8-5
LWIA 24 - Southwestern Illinois workNet Center-Belleville
4501 North Belt West
Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 277-5678 ext: 220 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 277-8427 Fax
Hours of Operation: M-F 8-5


Partner Sites
LWIA 22 - DHS/ Division of Rehabilitation Services
606 W. St. Louis Ave.
East Alton IL 62024
(618) 258-9996 or (888) 440-9008 TTY or (618) 258-7274 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm
dionne.jackson@illinois.gov
For more information, visit: LWIA 22 - DHS/ Division of Rehabilitation Services


LWIA 22 - Madison County Urban League
408 E. Broadway
Alton IL 62002
(618) 463-1906 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 463-9021 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 4:00pm, Mon-Thurs. 12 to 1 closed 8:00am to 12:00pm,
Fri


LWIA 22 - Alton IDES
90 Northport Dr.
Alton IL 62002
(618) 466-8221 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 466-5361 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Rhonda.Degonia@illinois.gov
For more information, visit: LWIA 22 - Alton IDES

LWIA 22 - Alton IDES
90 Northport Dr.
Alton IL 62002
(618) 466-8221 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 466-5361 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Rhonda.Degonia@illinois.gov
For more information, visit: LWIA 22 - Alton IDES

LWIA 21 - The Job Center-Litchfield
An Illinois workNet Center
502 East Edwards Street
Litchfield IL 62056
(217) 324-2138 ext: 230 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (217) 324-2644 Fax
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bernadette.Hasquin@West-Central.org

LWIA 21 - The Job Center-Carlinville
An Illinois workNet Center
116 S. Plum St., P.O. Box 260
Carlinville IL 62626
(217) 854-9753 or (217) 854-6115 or (217) 854-9753 TTY or (217) 854-6712 Fax
Hours of Operation: Monday -Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Melanie.Widner@West-Central.org


Satellite offices
LWIA 24 - Southwestern Illinois College
2500 Carlyle Ave.
Belleville IL 62221
(618) 222-5183 or (800) 526-0844 TTY
Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 7:00pm Mon-Thurs. 8:00am to 4:00pm Friday
Mickey.Meddows@swic.edu
For more information, visit: LWIA 24 - Southwestern Illinois College

LWIA 22 - Southwestern Illinois workNet-Granite City
An Illinois workNet Center
544 Niedringhaus Bldg 102 Suite A
Granite City IL 62040
(618) 876-5031 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 876-0094 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 4:30pm
dangleton@mcetd.org
For more information, visit: LWIA 22 - Southwestern Illinois workNet-Granite City

LWIA 22 - Glen Carbon IDES
50 Kriege Farm Road
Glen Carbon IL 62034
(618) 656-6100 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 656-4091 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Sally.Killian@illinois.gov
For more information, visit: LWIA 22 - Glen Carbon IDES

LWIA 22 - Lewis & Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey IL 62035
(618) 468-5500 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 468-7162 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 8:00pm Mon-Thurs 8:00am to 4:30pm Friday
mbrawn@lc.edu
For more information, visit: LWIA 22 - Lewis & Clark Community College

LWIA 22 - Southwestern Illinois workNet-Bond County
An Illinois workNet Center
209 North Third St., Suite C
Greenville IL 62246
(618) 545-3743 or (800) 526-0844 TTY or (618) 664-9397 Fax
Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 4:30pm
mperry@mcetd.org
For more information, visit: LWIA 22 - Southwestern Illinois workNet-Bond County
Other Local Resources:

Alliance for the Mentally III of Greater Belleville
Millstadt, IL 62260
(618) 234-8259
jstokes47@charter.net
Advocacy

Call For Help
9400 Lebanon Rd
Edgemont IL 2203
(618) 397-0968
www.caIlforhdpinc.org
Mental Health - Crisis Intervention

St. Clair County Housing Authority
100 N 48 St.
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 277-3290
wagner@accessus.net
Housing - Subsidized Rental

Provident Counseling
#3 Executive Woods
Swansea, IL 62226
(618) 235-5656
www.providentc.org
Counseling - Mental Health

Comprehensive Mental Health Center
3911 State Street
East St. Louis, IL 62205
(618) 482-7330
Mental Health - Mental Health Clinics

Cerebral Palsy of Southwestern Illinois
211 Lebanon Ave.
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-0210
cpswi@sbcglobal.net
Disabilities - Cerebral Palsy

Chestnut Health Center
207 East Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 397-0900
www.chestnut.org
Counseling - Mental Health

University of Illinois Extension Service
#1 S 3rd St.
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 236-4172
Nutrition Education

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance
Foundation, Inc
8989 State Street
East St. Louis, IL 62203
(618) 271-9140
Legal - Landlord/Tenant

Living Independently Now Center
120 East A Street
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 235-9988
lincinc.org
Rehabilitation - Centers for Independent Living

Addus Health care
10326 Lincoln Trail
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
618.397.2467
Older Adults - Case/Care Management

Better Family Life
430 Wimmer Pl.
East St Louis, IL 62205
(618) 274-0316
Employment - Job Training

American Diabetes Association
10820 Sunset Office Dr., Suite 220
St. Louis, Mo. 63127
(314) 822-5490
www.diabetes.org
Disabilities - Diabetes

American Lung Association of Illinois
P.O. Box 2576
Springfield, IL 62708
(217) 787-5864
Disabilities - General/Other

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
District Office – Alton, IL
(618) 462-9779

American Cancer Society
118 S. Seminary
Collinsville, IL 62234
(618) 345-7911
1-800-ACS-2345
 Disabilities - Cancer

Aldersgate Community Development Center
715 N. 80th St.
East St. Louis, IL 62203
(618) 397-8494
Youth - Development

Alcoholic Rehabilitation Community Home
1313 21st St
Granite City, IL 62040
(618) 877-4987
 Substance Abuse - Alcoholism Counseling

Southern Illinois Talking Book Center
Shawnee Library System 607 South Greenbriar Road
Carterville, IL 62918
618.985.8375
Education - Gifted

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped.
515 York
Quincy, IL 62301
1.800.537.1274
Education - Gifted

Southern Illinois Healthcare foundation
6010 Bond Avenue
Centreville, IL 62207
618.337.8153

Health - Community Clinics
Special Olympics
P.O. Box 163
Highland, IL 62249
618.654.6680
Recreational Facilities

Jackie Joyner Kersee Center
Boys and Girls Club
101 JJK Circle
East St Louis, IL 62204
618.274.5437
Recreational Facilities

The Confluence Academy
P.O. Box 756
Alton, IL 62002
618.377.3622
Education - Public Schools

Opportunities Unlimited for Recreation
3001 Save Road
Belleville, IL 62221
618.234.1922
Recreational Facilities

Beverly Farm Foundation
6301 Humbert Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
618.466.0367
Charities/Foundations/Funding Organizations

Camp New Hope
P.O. Box 764
Matoon, IL 61938
217.895.2341
Camps - Day

Perandoe Special Education District
1525 Locust Street
Red Bud, IL 62278
618.282.6251
perandoe.org
Education - Special Ed

East St. Louis Special Education District
1005 State Street
East St. Louis, IL 62201
618.646.3160
Education - Special Ed

Cahokia Area Joint Agreement for Special Education
1700 Jerome Lane
Cahokia, IL 62206
618.332.3700
Education - Special Ed

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corp
11191 IL Route 185
Hillsboro , IL 62049
217.532.6947
Health - Family Planning

Montgomery County Housing Authority
216 Shelbyville Road
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.3672
Housing - Subsidized Rental

Christian/Montgomery County Regional Office of Education
#1 Courthouse Square
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.9591
Teacher Certification

Driver License Examination Station
2010 school Street
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.5823
Drivers License

Fayco Enterprises
1313 Sunset Drive
Vandelia, IL 62471
618.283.0638
Employment - Job Training

Fusion
1210 East Tremont
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.3896
Recreational Facilities

Hillsboro Area Hospital
1200 East Tremont Street
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.6947
Hospitals - General/Other

Great River Service Coordination
P.O. Box 369
Jacksonville, IL 62651
217.243.2330
Homemaker Assistance

Lincoln Land Community College
1 Lincoln Land Drive
Litchfield, IL 62056
217.324.2090
Education - Vocational/Technical Training

Mid State Special Education
108 East Columbian Blvd
Litchfield, IL 62056
217.324.6901
Education - Special Ed

Montgomery County CEFS Outreach
9086 Illinois Route 127
Taylor Springs, IL 62089
217.532.5971
Education - Head Start

Montgomery County Department of Human Services
210 East Fairground Avenue
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.3957
Emergency Food - Pantries

Montgomery County University of Illinois Extension
 #1 Industrial Park Drive
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.3941
Nutrition Education

Salvation Army
237 South Main Street
Hillsboro, IL 62049
217.532.5059
Thrift Shops
St. Francis Hospital
1215 Franciscan Drive
Litchfield, IL 62049
217.324.2191
Hospitals - General/Other

ARC Community Support and Family Matters
2502 South Veterans Drive
Effingham, IL
1.866.436.7842
Advocacy

Adult Learning Center/Safe School
85 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.3913
Education - General/Other

Carlinville Area Hospital
100 Morgan Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.3141
Hospitals - General/Other

Montgomery County Heath Department
11191 Illinois Route 185
Hillsboro, IL 62056
217.532.2001
Health - Immunizations

Catholic Charities
525 W. 2nd Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.4511
Counseling - Children

Community Memorial Hospital
400 Caldwell Street
Staunton, IL 62808
618.635.2200
Hospitals - General/Other

Department of Human Services
85 Michael Steven Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.3145
Emergency Food – Pantries

Division of Rehabilitation Services
1429 South Main Street
Jacksonville, IL 62651
217.245.9585
Employment - Vocational Assessment

Driver License Examination Station
718 North Broad Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.7086
Transportation

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corp. Family Planning
223 South Macoupin Ave
Gillespie, IL 62033
217.839.4431
Health - Family Planning

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corp. Rehab Center
212 East Walnut Street
Gillespie, IL 62033
217.839.2195
Day Care - Adult

Job Center
116 South Plum
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.9753
Employment - Job Search/Placement

Lake Williamson Christian Center
Highway 4s Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.4820
Recreational Facilities

Lewis and Clark Community College
118 South Plum
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.9948
Education - Vocational/Technical Training

Locust Street Resource Center
320 South Locust Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.3166
 Mental Health - Mental Health Clinics

Macoupin Center for the Developmentally Disabled
700 Elm Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.3473
Disabilities - Developmental

Macoupin County Housing Authority
760 Anderson street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.8606
Housing - Subsidized Rental Housing

Macoupin County Public Health Department
805 North Broad Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.3223
Counseling - Health Problems

Edwardsville Center
200 University Park Dr, Suite 280
Edwardsville, IL 62025
618-692-9434
Nutrition Education

Morgan-Scott Unit Morgan County Office
104 N Westgate Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
217-243-7424
Nutrition Education

Job Corp
601 James R. Thompson Drive
East Saint Louis, IL 62201
618.482.4298
Employment - Job Training

Lincoln's Challenge Academy
205 Dodge Avenue
Rantoul, IL 61866
217.893.9714
Education - General/Other
Living Alternative Crisis Pregnancy Center
623 North State
Litchfield, IL 62056
217.324.3373
Counseling - Pregnancy

Social Security Administration
1107 West Ferdon Street
Litchfield, IL 62056
217.324.2234
1.800.772.1213
Financial Assistance - Public Aid

Springfield Center for Independent Living
426 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62704
217.523.2587
Advocacy

Division of Rehabilitation Services WIPA
400 West Lawrence P.O. Box 1429
Springfield, IL 62704
217.558.6275
1.800.807.6962 ext 1

Employment - Vocational Assessment
Illinois Department of Employment Security
502 East Edwards Street
Litchfield, IL 62056
217.324.2138

Jersey County Office
200 North Lafayette, Suite 6
Jerseyville, Il 62052
618-498-2913
Nutrition Education

Regional Office of Education
220 North Broad Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.4016
Education - General/Other

Department of Children and Family Services
100 North High Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.2566
Child Abuse Prevention

Impact Care for Independent Living
2735 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618.462.1411
Counseling - Family

Child and Family Connections
3130 Chatham road suite B
Springfield, IL 62704
217.793.3990
Disabilities - General/Other

Child and Family Connections
4940 Benchmark Center, Suite 200
Swansea, IL 62226
618.624.3309
Disabilities - General/Other

				
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