Can't get CA/DMV picture ID without IL birthcertificate - can't get birthcertificate without CA picture ID ?

I lost my IL driver license many years ago. Now in CA many years. I need DMV picture ID in order to obtain desperately needed medical help. I do have my social security card but DMV says I also have to have certified copy of my birthcertificate from IL. IL won't give it to me without a CA/DMV picture ID. ... show more I lost my IL driver license many years ago. Now in CA many years. I need DMV picture ID in order to obtain desperately needed medical help. I do have my social security card but DMV says I also have to have certified copy of my birthcertificate from IL. IL won't give it to me without a CA/DMV picture ID. Where can I get help?
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