Hi! I’m Dan McConchie, your Illinois State Senator here in the 26th District—a place where I’ve raised my two daughters and built a life for my family.

You have chosen this wonderful area to live. We are lucky and fortunate to call this region and Illinois our home.

The 26th District has a lot to offer, and I hope this Guide is a useful resource for you. Whether you are looking for a nearby event or need help navigating state agencies, I hope to be of assistance.

Dan McConchie, State Senator, 26th District of Illinois

Nearby Attractions

The 26th District is central to a variety of attractions. From parks and gardens, to museums and theaters, there’s something for all!

Local Events Calendar

Our Services

My highly-trained constituent services staff is available to help you navigate state agencies and departments, and can often help cut through some of the red tape. They can assist with FOID card renewal application, help with unemployment claims, and direct you to a variety of services. Be sure to check out a more complete list of the things we can help you with below.

  • Unemployment claims
  • Voter registration
  • Notary
  • FOID and Concealed Carry applications and renewals
  • State funding opportunities
  • State taxes
  • State licensing
  • Aid agency referrals
  • Individual Case work
  • Internships
  • Commemoration and recognitions
  • Medicaid
  • WIC

If you would like to speak with a constituents services expert, please call the Lake Zurich office at (224) 662-4544. We’re here to help!

Directory

Adoption: 1-800-572-2390

To Report Pesticide Misuse or Spills: 1-800-641-3934

Amtrak: 1-800-872-2947

Arson Reporting: 1-800-252-2947

Chicago Consumer Protection: 1-800-386-5438

Springfield Consumer Protection: 1-800-243-0618

Carbondale Consumer Protection: 1-800-243-0607

Senior Citizens Consumer Protection: 1-800-243-5377

Health Care Bureau: 1-877-477-0024

School Violence Tipline: 1-800-477-0024

Business Assistance Information Center 1-800-252-2923

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Information & Distribution Center: *(DCEO Programs, Small business programs, Recycling programs, Coal marketing programs and Energy-programs) 1-217-782-7500

EPA Small Business Helpline 1-217-524-1284

IL Department of Labor On-site Consultation 1-800-972-4216

Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-252-2873

Foster Parent Information Service 1-800-572-2390

Help Me Grow Hotline 1-800-323-4769

I-Search Information/Missing Person 1-800-843-5763

Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678

Conservation Law Enforcement 1-217-782-6431

To Report Poaching 1-877-236-7529

Safety Education 1-800-832-2599

Consumer Product Safety Commission 1-800-638-2772

Attorney General Product Recall Hotline 1-888-414-7678

Violent Crime Victims Assistance 1-800-228-3368

WE TIP Crime Reporting Line 1-800-782-7463

Department of Human Services 1-800-843-6154

Library of Congress Handicapped Hotline 1-800-424-8567

National Adoption Center for Special Needs Children 1-800-862-3678

Pending Disability Claims 1-800-225-3607

Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities 1-800-544-3284

Social Security/Disability 1-800-772-1213, TTY 1-800-325-0778

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment 1-800-662-4357

Illinois Emergency Management Agency 1-800-782-7860

National Flood Insurance 1-800-638-6620

Utility Help for Low-Income Families 1-866-674-6327

Citizens Utility Board 1-800-669-5556

Consumer Services of the Illinois Commerce Commission 1-800-524-0795

HIV/AIDS Hotline 1-800-243-2437

American Diabetes Association 1-800-342-2383

American Liver Foundation 1-800-223-0179

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association 1-800-782-4747

Arthritis Foundation Helpline 1-844-571-4357

Cancer Information 1-800-422-6237

Children’s Hospice International  1-800-242-4453

Epilepsy Foundation 1-800-332-1000

Illinois Department of Human Services Helpline 1-800-843-6154

Immunization Information 1-800-526-4372

Lung Line for Asthma and Respiratory Disorders 1-800-222-5864

Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Reports 1-800-447-8477

Multiple Sclerosis Hotline 1-800-344-4867

Illinois Organ Donor Registry 1-800-210-2106

Parkinson’s Disease Association 1-800-223-9776

Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline 1-800-243-2437

Women’s Health Helpline 1-888-522-1282

Illinois Housing Authority 1-800-942-8439

Illinois Insurance Information Hotline 1-800-444-3338

Occupational Job Site Safety and Health 1-800-321-6742

Illinois Child Labor Information 1-800-645-5784

Adult Learning Hotline 1-800-321-9511

GED 1-800-392-6433

Illinois Lottery Player Hotline 1-800-252-1775

Low-Level Waste Management 1-800-346-4542

Poison Control Hotline 1-800-222-1222

General Information 1-800-843-6154

Illinois Child Support Information 1-800-447-4278

Illinois Lawyer Finder 1-800-922-8757

Recipient Restriction Program 1-800-325-8823

Welfare and Medical Fraud 1-800-453-7283

Driver Services 1-800-252-8980

Senior Citizens Helpline 1-800-252-8966

Alzheimer’s Disease Hotline 1-800-272-3900

Senior Fraud Hotline 1-800-243-5377

Driver’s License Information 1-800-252-8980

Hearing Aid Hotline 1-800-547-0466

Illinois Department on Aging 1-800-252-8966

Eyecare America 1-877-887-6327

Nursing Homes (to report abuse) 1-866-800-1409

General Information 1-800-772-1213

Medicare Claims 1-800-633-4227

Senior Helpline 1-800-252-8966

Employer Tax Problems 1-800-247-4987

Federal Tax Information 1-800-829-1040

State Tax Forms 1-800-356-6302

State Tax Information 1-800-732-8866

IDOT Road Conditions 1-800-452-4368

Motorcycle Safety Project 1-800-892-9607

Overweight Permit Information 1-800-252-8636

Eastern Illinois University 1-877-581-2348

Illinois State University 1-309-438-2181

Northern Illinois University 1-815-753-0446

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale 1-618-536-4405

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville 1-800-447-7483

University of Illinois at Chicago 1-312-996-4350

University of Illinois at Springfield 1-217-206-6000

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 217-333-0302

Western Illinois University 1-877-742-5948

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Hotline 1-800-437-9824

National Veterans’ Benefits 1-800-827-1000

Attorney General’s Veterans Advocacy 1-844-698-2311