You may find yourself in a situation where you either need legal assistance or you have to get legal/official documents for identification for certain services. These places can help!
Morgan County Health Department
Type of service: Documentation What they do: Birth certificate Who is eligible? Must be 18 years old to get your own, or a parent or legal guardian can get one for you if under 18. $15 fee Referral needed? No Best way to access services: Call to get information about the forms and fees you'll need.
Address: 345 West State St, Jacksonville Phone number: 217-245-5111
Type of service: Documentation What they do: State ID and Driver's Permit/License Who is eligible? STATE ID: Anyone. Must have appropriate forms. Fee is $20 over 18 years old, and $10 under 18 years old. DRIVING: 15 years old for permit, must meet other requirements and pay $20 fee. 16 years old for provisional license, must meet other requirements, additional fee if your learner's permit is expired. 18 years old for full license, must meet other requirements and pay $5 fee. Over 21, first time license fee is $30. Referral needed? No Best way to access services: Visit website for information.
Type of service: Documentation and Benefits What they do: Manage Social Security benefits - you can get a Social Security Card here! Who is eligible? U.S. Citizens and some noncitizens. Free! Referral needed? No Best way to access services: Visit this website: https://www.ssa.gov/ssnumber/
Type of service: Legal Services What they do: legal aid/consultation or referral Who is eligible? low income persons with civil cases (not criminal, traffic, personal injury, workers' compensation, or malpractice) Referral needed? No Best way to access services: Call
Address: 3085 Stevenson Drive Ste 202, Springfield Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Phone number: 877-342-7891
Type of service: Disability Services What they do: Meetings or Court appearances (Representation and legal advice) Who is eligible? Available for persons with an ADA-recognized disability in Illinois Best way to access services: Call or contact via http://www.equipforequality.org/about/contact-us/
Address: 1 West Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield Phone number: 217-544-0464 or 800-610-2779 (TTY)