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Illinois' primary central servi​ce agency delivering shared resources to state agencies, employees and local government​​.​

Central Management Services (CMS) is the operational engine working behind the scenes to enable the State's more than 80 agencies, boards, and commissions to deliver efficient, reliable services to all Illinois citizens. The Agency's mission is to support the State by delivering innovative, responsive, and effective services that provide the best value for Illinois State government and the people it serves.

CMS SERVICES

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 CURRENT FOCUS

  • COVID-19 Updates

    The Illinois Department of Central Management Services is working with the Illinois Department of Public Health to increase awareness of responsible social distancing and common sense health practices to help curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • MyBenefits

    Illinois' central web-based benefits platform empowering state employees, teachers and local government employees to manage their benefits online.

  • State Exempt List

    Through work with the Shakman litigation participants and OEIG’s Hiring and Employment Monitoring Division, the State has identified positions in government which are appropriately exempt from competitive selection and job protection.