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Books, articles, etc.
Elections and politics
Genealogy and local history
Help with Life sites
The Rental Assistance Program - Although the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) is closed and not currently accepting new applications, there is more funding coming. Referrals can be made to this site, which will have information on both DHS and IHDA rent programs.
A valuable reference for your senior readers in discovering the financial costs, assistance and options available for assisted living and home care that suits their needs within your state.
According to the NIH, individuals with cerebral palsy have a 75% increased risk of developing noncommunicable diseases such as cancer. Individuals with cerebral palsy already face tremendous obstacles in overcoming their disabilities, a cancer diagnosis can be incredibly disheartening to receive. It's important for families to educate themselves on common risk factors those with cerebral palsy face. https://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/cerebral-palsy/coexisting-conditions/cancer/
Helpful government sites
Find information on office hours, contact information, township services, township officials, and more.
Village of Ashland
Locate village services contact information, read village news, and browse sections for businesses, residents, and visitors.
Village of Pleasant Plains
Find village services contact information and links to the schools and library; view announcements; and browse listings of local businesses.
Legal help sites
Eviction Help Illinois is a new program that offers free legal help for Illinois residents facing potential eviction and landlords not represented by a lawyer. Program flyers are available in English and Spanish.
Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University (SIU) is a community-based patient care, research, education and outreach program established to improve cancer care.