Phone Reassurance Providers and Funding Sources
State Of Illinois
The following is a list of Illinois private organizations or state agencies that provide grants and funding for community programs. Also, we have listed automated and volunteer based programs that we found in the state of Illinois.
DSC provides a Telephone Reassurance phone system that automatically calls elderly households checking to ensure they are OK. DSC also provides individual calling services for home alone children. To obtain information about this program and age limits of children for your state, visit the Illinois latchkey kids age restrictions.
There are many communities that provide telephone reassurance programs (both volunteer based or automatic calling programs).
Contact DSC to learn more about our automated phone systems. DSC welcomes the opportunity to discuss our telephone reassurance program and services. Also, if you are a Illinois based community and/or organization that provides a Telephone Reassurance program and would like to be listed here (its free!), please contact us.
If your community does not already have a Telephone Reassurance program, DSC offers individuals the ability to subscribe to our call reassurance program. You can register online for free and DSC offers a limited trial period for only $5. There is no obligation to pay until you activate your account.
To register online, click on the image or button to the right.
Our online enrollment is easy to use and manage, and it provides the senior with flexible calling schedules, custom messages and greetings, as well as multiple emergency contacts in the event of no response by the subscriber.
Illinois Automated Phone Reassurance Providers
The following organizations provide Telecare programs for the elderly within their Illinois communities. These programs are both automated or volunteer based community services.
- DuPage County Sheriff’s Department - DuPage County, Illinois
- Hickory Hills Police Department - City of Hickory Hills, Illinois
- Highland Police Department - Highland, Illinois
- Hillside Police Department - Hillside, Illinois
- Lake County Sheriff's Office - Lake County, Illinois
- Village of Morton Grove Police - Morton Grove, Illinois
- St. Clair County Sheriff's Office - St. Clair, Illinois
- Oak Park Police Department - Oak Park, Illinois
- Rock Island County Sheriff's Office - Rock Island, Illinois
- Taylorville Police Department - Taylorville, Illinois
- Troy Police Department - Troy, Illinois
- Village of Forest Park - Village of Forest Park, Illinois
- Winnebago County Sheriff's Department - Rockford, Illinois
State Of Illinois "Potential" Funding Resources
The following private and public groups are potential providers of funding for phone reassurance programs in Illinois communities.
To obtain current information about specific Illinois agencies and foundations that provide funding for telephone reassurance programs, please contact the respective grant provider listed below..
Note: DSC obtained the following names of foundations from public records. There is no assurance that these foundations provide funding for your specific telephone reassurance program or community notification system.
This information is provided to help you research funding for your project using community grants.
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
The Otho S. A. Sprague Memorial Institute
Comer Charitable Fund
J. Roderick MacArthur Foundation
Comer Science & Education Foundation
Chauncey and Marion Deering McCormick Foundation
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Family Foundation
The Retirement Research Foundation
The Regenstein Foundation
Arie and Ida Crown Memorial
Helen M. Galvin Charitable Trust
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Dr. Scholl Foundation
First Evergreen Foundation
Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The Coleman Foundation, Inc.
Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation
Sara Lee Foundation
The Chicago Community Trust and Affiliates
Frank E. Payne and Seba B. Payne Foundation
The Joyce Foundation
Samuel Zell Foundation
BANK ONE Foundation
Illinois Tool Works Foundation
BP Foundation, Inc.
The Offield Family Foundation
State Farm Companies Foundation
John Deere Foundation
The Spencer Foundation
The Allstate Foundation
The Clara Abbott Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts
Abbott Laboratories Fund
Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Florik Charitable Trust
Polk Bros. Foundation, Inc.
Helen Brach Foundation
The Grainger Foundation Inc.
The Irving Harris Foundation
Contact DSC to learn more about our CARE (Call Reassurance) telephone reassurance program and RUOK® replacement system.
"Are You OK?"® and RUOK® are registered names of Bruce L Johnson (Individual). For a comparison with our CARE system, please visit our RUOK® vs CARE web page.