Equip for Equality serves as a legal advocate for people with disabilities and as an independent watchdog. To carry out our responsibilities under federal law, we are granted broad, federal statutory powers. We promote self-advocacy and serve as a legal advocate for people with disabilities, and handle individual cases and systems-change litigation to achieve broad-based societal reforms. To get legal help from us, start by contacting us by applying online, calling us at 800-537-2632, emailing us at ContactUs@equipforequality.org, by fax at 312-541-7544, or by mail at
20 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602
When you contact us, we will ask you for information to determine how we can help you. This is called our "intake process." Everyone who contacts us for legal help must go through our intake process.
Mission Statement: Equip for Equality’s mission is to advance the human and civil rights of children and adults with disabilities in Illinois