Related Links

Other organizations can also provide support and information to the public.

Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline (AA)

(312) 346-1475

Chicago Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

(312) 554-2001

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation

(312) 332-1624

Cook County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

(312) 630-1157

Cook County Employee Assistance Program

(for County Employees)

(312) 263-2747

Cook County Jail Automated System

(800) 425-JAILĀ  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

(708) 682-7180

First Defense

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)

(800) 252-2873

Illinois Lawyer Referral Service

(800) 252-8916

Illinois Law Help

From the Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest and the Chicago-Kent College of Law

Kane County Public Defender

(630) 232-5835

Lake County Public Defender

(847) 360-6461

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

(312) 341-1070

McHenry County Public Defender

(708) 848-4884

Will County Public Defender

(815) 727-8666

Veteran’s Benefits Information

(800) 972-5327