Illinois’ Children Health Insurance Program (CHIPRA)

-Provides health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible or enrolled in Medical Assistance.

-For most families, CHIP is free or is provided to families at a very low cost.

-Learn more and fill out an application, go here

-In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below a certain amount (find details on their website)

-Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a monthly premium for coverage. 

Contact Info:

1 (866) 255-5437

Gibson Area Hospital

-Full service dental clinic that takes all commercial insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, and patients who have no ability to pay

-Open 5 days a week from 8am-5pm. Call to make an appointment

Contact Info:

1120 N. Melvin St, Gibson City, IL 60936

(217) 784-2701


Iroquois County Public Health Department

-Community health services, screenings, and health education 

Contact Info:

1001 E Grant St, Watseka, IL 60970

(815) 432-2483

Women, Infants, Children (WIC) Illinois

-Provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determined to be at nutritional risk

-Applicants must be determined by a health professional, at no cost, to be at nutritional risk

Contact Info:

Watseka Center



Pearl Vision

-Provides free vision screening and glasses for children in financial need

-Milford Grade School or High School will write a referral letter for the student

Contact Info:

1600 N, IL-50, Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 935-0404


Lions Club of Illinois Foundation

-Can provide help with eye exams, glasses, hearing tests and hearing aids

-Contact the school or the Lions Club to get an application for for free and low cost eye and hearing needs

Contact Info:

2213 E. County Road 9, Milford, IL 60963

(815) 889-4616


Parkland College Dental Clinic

-Consultations, screenings, cleaning and care available to anyone. Must make appointment

-$10 for adults/ free for children under eleven, adults over sixty-five, and Medicaid or Public Aid recipients

Contact Info:

Parkland Main Campus, Room L148

2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL 61821

(217) 351-2221


Bradley Dental

-Dentist accepting Medicaid

Contact Info:

2034 N State Route 50, Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 929-0222

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