Every day, community members come to the Library seeking information on housing, Medicare, job hunting, health options, and more.

For your convenience, here are some helpful links to government and legal information that Library users most frequently ask about.  The information covers a variety of state, local, and federal resources.

Department of Motor Vehicles | Grants | Healthcare and Health Insurance | Identification | Income Taxes | Inmate / Offender Information | Jobs, Retirement, and Financial Information | Legal | Services or Government Agencies | Vital Records/Statistics | Voting

Department of Motor Vehicles

Official Website for the Illinois Secretary of State

Illinois Rules of the Road

License Plate Renewal/Sticker Information

Obtaining a Driver's License or State ID in partnership with The Urbana Free Library
Practice tests for car, motorcycle, and CDL licenses based on Illinois DMV materials.


Find grant opportunities


Healthcare and Health Insurance

Champaign County Public Health District

The official health marketplace for Illinois

Champaign County Health Care Consumers

All Kids health care
The Official U.S. government site for Medicare

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Illinois driver's license

Illinois state ID

MTD card

US Passports & International Travel
Get passports in Champaign County

  • Champaign County Circuit Court Clerk
    101 E Main St, Urbana, IL 61801-2710, (217) 384-3726
  • Urbana Post Office
    3100 E Tatman Ct, Urbana, IL 61802-2296, (217) 337-6297
  • Champaign Post Office
    2001 N Mattis Ave, Champaign, IL 61821-1469, (217) 373-6018


Income Taxes

IRS (Internal Revenue Service)
Forms, publications, and additional information

Illinois Department of Revenue
Forms, publications, and additional information


Inmate / Offender Information

Champaign County Circuit Clerk
Court records and legal forms

Champaign County Sheriff Inmate Lookup

Champaign County Crime Stoppers

Illinois Department of Corrections Offender Search

Illinois Sex Offender Information

Federal Bureau of Prisons find an inmate

Illinois Department of Division of Healthcare & Family Services (IHFS) Child Support Services, Delinquent Parents

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Jobs, Retirement, and Financial Information

Annual Credit
Authorized site for free credit reports. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months.

Illinois Joblink

Illinois WorkNet

IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Security)

Social Security Administration

Social Security Express



Champaign County Circuit Clerk
Court records and legal forms

Champaign County Courthouse
Circuit Court Law Library--some forms available online

Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois
Includes Champaign County

Illinois Bar Association--Illinois Lawyer Finder

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance

Illinois Legal Aid Online

Illinois Compiled Statutes

Illinois Department of Public Health--Advance Directives
Printable Illinois Living Will and Durable power of attorney forms

State of Illinois FOIA public training links

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Services or Government Agencies

Department of Homeland Security

East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center
Provides services essential to refugee and immigrant resettlement in East-Central Illinois

US Citizen and Immigration services
Online guide to government information and services

Illinois Department of Human Services


Vital Records/Statistics

Champaign County Clerk
Gordy Hulten
Marriage/Civil union licenses, birth certificates, county taxes, etc.

Illinois Vital Statistics

Champaign County Assessor’s office
Property ownership and assessments



Champaign County Clerk
Gordy Hulten
Information on registration, polling places, ballots, and more.

Champaign County Voter Information Lookup

Illinois Online Voter Registration
Register to vote

Vote Smart
Information to help you evaluate candidates, including bio, votes & positions, funding sources

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updated 9/29/17