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CFCCC Resource Guide

Social Life


Bill Gladstone’s Chicago Sailing Club


Basic, refresher, and advanced sailing lessons; rentals; charters; cruising classes for people with disabilities.   Located at the north end of Belmont Harbor.


Box 1169

Evanston, IL 60204

Ph: 773-871-SAIL (7245)


Blue Mountain Arts

Greeting Cards and more.



Camp Ronora


100 miles from Chicago; 30 acres, with private lake, wooded hills, river canoeing close by; lodge, cottages, and bunk house; meditation room.  Good for retreats, and escape from the city.  Wheelchair-accessible cabins and step-in showers available.  Write or call.


Chicago office

826 Armitage Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

Ph: 773-935-2713

Fax: 773-935-4515


9325 Dwight Boyer Road

P.O. Box 111

Waterviliet, MI 49098

Ph: 269-463-6315

Fax: 269-463-3767



Centerstage Chicago’s Virtual EL

A listing of restaurants, movie theaters, etc. within walking distance of every El stop.



Centers for Disease Control--Travel Information


International health information.  Material is faxed to you.


Ph: 888-232-3299



The Chicago Cultural Center

Visitor Information Center

78 East Washington Street



Chicago Department of Tourism

Historic Water Tower in the Park

806 N. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL  60611

Ph: 312-742-0808


Chicago Museums


Pamphlet lists a description of 26 museums, their locations, and hours of operation, availability of wheelchairs, and telephone numbers for specific information.


Illinois Bureau of Tourism

806 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

Ph: 312-814-4732


Chicago Public Library


Chicago residents can check out free family passes good for one visit to one of the city’s major museums.  Must have a Chicago Public Library card.  Contact your local library branch for more details, or call:

312-542-7279 for a listing of neighborhood libraries.



Online people finder.



Talking Book Center:  The Chicago Public Library’s Talking Book Center serves blind, physically and print-handicapped patrons in Chicago.

5th Floor North

Chicago Public Library

Harold Washington

Library Center

400 South State Street

Chicago, IL  60605 

(800) 757-4654

(312) 747-4001


U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs


Travel advisories, passport information, and other additional services and resources.


Ph: 1-888-407-4747



Yahoo! Greetings


Free, electronic greeting cards available.


Yahoo! People Search

Online people finder.