The Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Children and Family Services are committed to ensuring that our state’s most vulnerable children and young adults have access to high quality healthcare. They and the families who care for them deserve coordinated, whole-person healthcare and wrap-around services to help them navigate a complex system and lead them to healthy adulthood.
The launch of YouthCare services for DCFS youth in care, which was scheduled take place on April 1, will be postponed a minimum of 30 days. More information about this postponement can be found at the following link:
Children and young adults eligible for YouthCare who are no long under the guardianship of DCFS (former youth in care), as well as special needs children, transitioned on February 1. Learn more about the February 1 transition, including who is included, helpful resources, and the benefits of Managed Care.