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Seniors

Navigate your golden years using the resources below.

Illinois Department on Aging

The Illinois Department on Aging can help you live independently in your own home and communities.

RTA Free Ride Program

Older adults and people with disabilities who are enrolled in the Illinois Department on Aging’s Benefit Access Program are eligible to ride free on the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and Pace fixed-route services. To ride free, you must first qualify and be enrolled in the Illinois Benefit Access Program.

Ford Heights Community Service Organization

The Ford Heights Community Service Organization (FHCSO) works to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged and to assist others in a time of crisis, emphasizing emergency, supportive and educational services to individuals and households until they stabilize.