Birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates are available through the Illinois office of vital statistics.
Advice on avoiding scams and rip-offs, as well as tips on a wide variety of other consumer topics. Learn more about consumer protection.
A list of government websites, offices, courts, etc. in one convenient place.
There are thousands of federal grant programs that your organization might be eligible for and I am often asked about what is available. Learn about the available resources to help eligible grant seekers find information on federal grants, loans, and financial assistance for projects, as well as on private funding.
Information on how to protect your identity from being stolen.
Resources for Illinois residents who are seeking employment.
Please help us find these Illinois missing children.
Learn about the process of locating and applying for financial aid.
Illinois is holding huge amounts of unclaimed property. Is some of it yours? Common forms of unclaimed property include savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends or payroll checks, refunds, traveler’s checks, trust distributions, insurance payments or refunds and life insurance policies, annuities, certificates of deposit, customer overpayments, utility security deposits, mineral royalty payments, and contents of safe deposit boxes.
My staff and I are committed to providing you with the best constituent services possible. To that end, in addition to my three full time Illinois offices in Rock Island, Peoria and Rockford, we hold satellite office hours in Galesburg and Sterling by appointment. These times are subject to change, so if you would like to schedule a meeting with a constituent advocate during these office hours or at another time, please call (309) 786-3406.
My Sterling office is in the City Hall Building (212 3rd Ave.) and is open by appointment.
My Galesburg office is located at 117 E. Main St. and is open by appointment.