Other organizations can also provide support and information to the public.
Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline (AA)
Chicago Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation
Cook County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Cook County Employee Assistance Program
(for County Employees)
Cook County Jail Automated System
(800) 425-JAIL or
(look for “Search Inmate Information Online”)
Use to obtain jail ID number, division address, mailing address, charge, amount needed to bond out, next court date and location.
DuPage County Public Defender
A free and independent legal service for anybody in Chicago police custody. There is no age or income restriction.
773-826-6550 (800) 529-7374
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Lawyer Referral Service
Illinois Law Help
From the Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest and the Chicago-Kent College of Law
Kane County Public Defender
Lake County Public Defender
Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
McHenry County Public Defender
Will County Public Defender
Veteran’s Benefits Information