Browse through our list of local and state resources.

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City of Chicago
Chicago’s official page. Links to the mayor’s office, Chicago headlines, city departments, state agencies and what to see and do in Chicago.

Cook County
Department services, recreational activities, health care information and job openings.

State of Illinois
Illinois’s official page. Public services, tourism, Illinois facts, state agencies and more.

Illinois Secretary of State
Services for motorists, senior, persons with disabilities, and businesses; resource for state government records.

Illinois Blue Book
Up-to-date information about state officials, government agencies and local government, and interesting Illinois facts and history.

Vote Easy Illinois
Compare your views on issues to those of presidential and Illinois congressional candidates. Enter your zip code to find your candidates and elected officials.

The White House
News, speeches, and photos from the White House; tours and history, cabinet members, the First Lady, and the Vice President. Special section for kids.

United States Senate
Senators, committees, legislation and records, art and history, tour information.

United States House of Representatives
Contact your representative, check Congressional schedules and legislature, and find employment opportunities within the House of Representatives. Includes a media gallery and tourist information.

United States Courts
Clearinghouse for information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government. Links to the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts.

Library of Congress
Find a book, ask a question, read an article, view an exhibition and learn about America’s story.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

AgeOptions
Connect older adults to community resources.

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Find area food pantries.

Medicare Plans: Patient Resource Center
Resources for seniors living in Illinois

South Suburban PADS
Emergency shelter.

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District
Classes, special events, facilities and phone numbers.

Metra
Schedules, fares, and ticket information. Route maps, news and special promotions. Purchase monthly passes and ten-ride tickets online.

Pace Suburban Bus Service
Fixed route schedules and maps, special events buses and van-pool information. Don’t know which bus will get you there? Search by route, street, or location.

Amtrak
Schedules and fares for trains to so many places! Check the status of your train on this site.