Benefit Access Application will be filed in the Senior Department Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  Benefit Access (formerly called Circuit Breaker) will be filed on the internet only and entitle qualified persons to:

 

·         Disabled and seniors Free Transit Card

 

·         Secretary of State license plate discount

 

 

 

To qualify:

 

·         You must be 65 years of age or older by December 31 of the current year OR be 16 years of age and older and totally disabled

 

·         You must be a resident of Illinois

 

·         Your income must be less than:

 

o   $27,610 for 1 person household

 

o   $36,632 for 2 person household

 

o   $45,657 for 3 person household

 

Proof of income documents must be provided at the time of application