Senior Companion agencies provide an array of assistive, supportive companionship services to frail seniors by utilizing volunteers, also age 60 or older, who have limited income.
Health information and services provided by IDHS and other state agencies
Information and notifications for the Mental Health Medicaid Waiver 1915 c
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps) helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health. The program is managed by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. The Department of Human Services administers the program in Illinois.
The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP) serves and supports persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families through a coordinated network of providers, parents, and university programs.
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $19 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and other special causes.
The Homeless Prevention Program provides assistance and supportive services directly related to the prevention of homelessness to eligible individuals and families who are in danger of eviction, foreclosure or homelessness or are currently homeless.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps) helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health. This tool will help you to determine if you are likely to receive SNAP.
Teachers’ Retirement System provides retirement, death and disability benefits for all licensed educators employed in Illinois public schools outside of the City of Chicago. Retirement benefits are determined by a formula in state law that includes age, final average salary at retirement and total creditable service time. At the end of fiscal year 2016, TRS had 406,855 members and processed more than $5.8 billion in benefits.
CCP is a major initiative to prevent the unnecessary institutionalization of older adults in Illinois, ages 60+ who have difficulty with household and personal care tasks. Services include in-home, adult day and emergency home response.