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 if after 2008. All others must be obtained at the courthouse. 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: Walk-in
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 and seniors 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, 217-529-8400 or 800-252-8629
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)