Benefit Access Program

Effective July 1, 2012, Illinois Cares Rx was terminated and the Circuit Breaker Property Tax Relief Grant was eliminated due to the lack of funding. The Benefit Access Program offers:

  1. Seniors - Free Transit Rides
  2. Persons with Disabilities - Free Transit Ride
  3. Secretary of State License Plate Discount

To qualify for the Benefit Access Program you must submit an online application.

Paper applications are not available.

To complete a Benefit Access Application click here: Benefit Access Program Online Application

If you have questions or would like to locate a Senior Health Assistance Program (SHAP) site near you for assistance, contact the Senior HelpLine at 800-252-8966, 1-888-206-1327 (TTY).

For more about the Il Department of Aging, visit them at: