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Home Health Agencies Directoryhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/home-health-agencies-dirHome Health Agencies DirectoryGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Home Health Agencies are public agencies or private organizations that provide skilled nursing services and at least one other home health service.  The services provided to a person at his or her residence are accordance to a plan of treatment for illness or infirmity prescribed by a physician or podiatrist.
IDPH Home Services Placement Agencies Directoryhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/home-services-placement-directoryIDPH Home Services Placement Agencies DirectoryGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A Home Services Placement agency is an agency that acts as a placement agency for the purpose of placing individuals as workers providing home services for consumers primarily in their personal residences. Services provided include assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping, personal laundry, and companionship provided to an individual in his or her personal residence, which are intended to enable that individual to remain safely and comfortably in his or her own personal residence. 
Guardianship Sucessor Petitionhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/guardianship-sucessor-petitionGuardianship Sucessor PetitionGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Form for a "Guardian of a Person" to Use. A petition and order are provided to assist in naming a successor guardian upon the death, resignation or removal of a guardian.Please see below disclaimer.**
Home Nursing Agencieshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/home-nursing-agenciesHome Nursing AgenciesGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A Home Nursing agency is an agency that provides services directly in order to deliver skilled nursing and home health aide services to persons in their personal residences. Agency provides services that would be required to be performed by an individual licensed under the Nurse Practice Act on a shift schedule, one-time, full-time or part-time, and/or intermittent basis.
File a Property Tax Appealhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/PTAB/file-property-tax-appealFile a Property Tax AppealGP0|#5ce9d87b-339b-4abe-b485-301ecd09ad32;L0|#05ce9d87b-339b-4abe-b485-301ecd09ad32|PTAB;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board is authorized by law to hear and adjudicate real property assessment disputes as follows: provide an informal forum for the hearing of contested appeals; Resolve appeals by issuing impartial decisions based upon equity and the manifest weight of the evidence; Establish clear, concise and accurate communications with the public; and maintain a work force that demonstrates the highest standards of knowledge, integrity, efficiency and performance.
IDPH Hospice Directoryhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/hospice-directoryIDPH Hospice DirectoryGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A Hospice is a public agency or private organization, or a subdivision of either of those, that is primarily engaged in providing care to terminally ill individuals through a program of home care or inpatient care, or both home care and inpatient care, utilizing a medically directed interdisciplinary hospice care team of professionals or volunteers, or both professionals and volunteers.  A hospice program may be licensed as a comprehensive hospice program or a volunteer hospice program.
Community Care Program (CCP)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/ccpCommunity Care Program (CCP)GP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Older adults in Illinois ages 60+ who are eligible for Medicaid recieve services through the Community Care Program (CCP). This program is designed to prevent unnecessary intstitutionalization of older adults who have difficulty with household and personal care tasks. Core services include in-home, adult day and emergency home response.
Become a Foster Parenthttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DCFS/become-foster-parentBecome a Foster ParentGP0|#0c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc;L0|#00c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc|DCFS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Thank you for your interest in becoming a licensed foster parent. This will be one of the most rewarding and loving experiences you will ever have. Being a foster parent has its challenges , and we promise we will be here every step of the way to support you and your new family member.
Short-term Guardian Formhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/short-term-guardianShort-term Guardian FormGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Form for a "Guardian of a Person" to Use. The guardian of a disabled person may appoint in writing, without court approval, a short-term guardian of the disabled person to take over the guardian's duties, to the extent provided in Section 11a-18.3, each time the guardian is unavailable or unable to carry out those duties. A short-term guardian appointed by the guardian shall have authority to act as guardian of the disabled person for a cumulative total of 60 days during any 12 month period. Please see below disclaimer.**
What is Elder Abuse?https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/whatis-elder-abuseWhat is Elder Abuse?GP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Abuse takes many forms and, in most cases, victims are subjected to more than one type of mistreatment. Elder abuse can include physical, sexual or emotional abuse; confinement; passive neglect; willful deprivation; or financial exploitation.
Pregnancy & Parenting Assistancehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/pregnancy-parenting-assistancePregnancy & Parenting AssistanceGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Whether you are thinking about having children someday, are a mom-to-be, or already have children, find information and learn about programs that may help you as you navigate these important stages in your life.
Food Assistance for Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/food-assistance-wicFood Assistance for Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)GP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9WIC is a food assistance program for Women, Infants, and Children.
Report Elder Abuse (Adult Protective Services)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/report-elder-abuseReport Elder Abuse (Adult Protective Services)GP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9APS protects adults ages 60 or older and people with disabilities ages 18-59. Suspected abuse can be reported through the APS hotline. APS is locally coordinated through 45 provider agencies; caseworkers receive reports, conduct investigations and work with older adults to resolve abusive situations.
Report Workers Compensation Fraudhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DOI/report-workers-compensation-fraudReport Workers Compensation FraudGP0|#76375b67-de2d-4e69-bdd8-7314315c9703;L0|#076375b67-de2d-4e69-bdd8-7314315c9703|DOI;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Workers Comp Fraud costs Illinois taxpayers millions of dollars each year. Please provide information in matters you'd like DOI to investigate where someone may be committing fraud.
Obtain Homelessness Prevention Assistancehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/homeless-assistanceObtain Homelessness Prevention AssistanceGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The 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.
Assisted Living and Shared Housing Licensed Establishments Listinghttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/assisted-living-listingAssisted Living and Shared Housing Licensed Establishments ListingGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A list of licensed facilities that provide assisted living and shared housing functionality. Listed are the number of units, whether they provide Alzheimer and adult day care.
Adopt a Childhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DCFS/adopt-childAdopt a ChildGP0|#0c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc;L0|#00c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc|DCFS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Thank you for your interest in becoming a licensed foster or adoptive parent for the State of Illinois. You have decided to make a significant contribution to aid a child away from home.
Obtain Help for Persons with Developmental Disabilitieshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/help-developmental-disabilitiesObtain Help for Persons with Developmental DisabilitiesGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Services for individuals with developmental disabilities include day services, early intervention, in-home supports, residential living arrangements, and more. Learn more about available services and how to apply.
Find Winning Lottery Numbershttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/LOT/lottery-numbersFind Winning Lottery NumbersGP0|#53559f54-3c0a-445b-bd8c-a02a198fd2dd;L0|#053559f54-3c0a-445b-bd8c-a02a198fd2dd|LOT;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Founded 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.
Find Assistance for Grandparents Raising Grandchildrenhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/grandparents-raising-grandchildrenFind Assistance for Grandparents Raising GrandchildrenGP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9IDoA and the Illinois Task Force on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren work to locate, assist, and promote awareness of grandparent-headed households. The program has established support groups; financial and technical assistance; and referral assistance.
Access Quality, Affordable Child Carehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/access-quality-affordable-child-careAccess Quality, Affordable Child CareGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Provides working families of low income with access to affordable, quality child care. IDHS also supports services for families looking for care including free referrals to child care providers and consumer education information.
Local Government Health Planhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/CMS/lghpLocal Government Health PlanGP0|#de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3;L0|#0de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3|CMS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Local Government Health Plan - Benefits information
View Child Support Paymentshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/HFS/child-support-paymentsView Child Support PaymentsGP0|#06fb937e-ea75-47ce-80b6-9b889d89d1d3;L0|#006fb937e-ea75-47ce-80b6-9b889d89d1d3|HFS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9This site directs child support clients into their accounts, address problems related to mailing addresses and apply for services. It is a secured portal. Note: Individuals do not need to be a Department of Human Services client to receive child support services.
Cash and Food Stamps Assistance (SNAP)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/cash-food-stamps-assistanceCash and Food Stamps Assistance (SNAP)GP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The 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.