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