Northwestern Illinois

Area Agency on Aging

NIAAA

Legal Services

NIAAA funds Prairie State Legal Services to provide free legal services to persons 60 years and older in northwestern Illinois. 

 

Please call (800) 892-2985 or click here to contact Prairie State. Legal services are available on any issue including: 

    

    Social Security               Medicare

    Medicaid                         Food stamps

    Housing                          Elder Abuse

    Nursing home care         Public housing

 

Prairie State does not provide assistance for criminal matters.

 

To get forms from the State of Illinois for the health care powers of attorney, property power of attorney, and other advanced directives, click here.

 

 

The following are links to legal resources:

 

Click here for the Senior Citizen's Law Handbook

 

Click here for the Renter's Handbook

 

Click here for People with Disabilities Legal Guide

 

Click here for the When You Owe Money Legal Guide

 

Click here for information about estate planning and wills

 

Click here for Property Agents Handbook