Housing

Programs/Services

  • Access to Recovery provides recovery home services to clients in the National Guard that are in recovery from alcohol and/or other drugs.
  • Emergency & Transitional Housing Program gives immediate and comprehensive shelter services to homeless persons and persons at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Homeless Prevention - stabilizes individuals and families in their existing homes, shorten the amount of time that individuals and families stay in shelters and assist individuals and families with securing affordable housing.
  • Homeless Youth provides a place to live and job services for youth who are 14 to 20 years of age that meet specific criteria.
  • In-Home Supports - provides services and supports that will help people with developmental disabilities live more independently in their home.
  • Residential Living Arrangements - provides people with developmental disabilities the care and services needed in homes with staff available 24 hours per day.
  • Supportive Housing - provides supportive services coupled with housing to enable formerly homeless individuals and families, or those in danger of becoming homeless, who live in private housing to maintain their residence in the community.

Find Housing

  • ILHousingSearch.org - The fast, easy-to-use FREE search lets people look for rental housing. Provides detailed information and links to housing resources, helpful tools for renters such as an affordability calculator, rental checklist, and information about renter rights and responsibilities.

More Information & Resources

DHS Office Locator

DHS Help Line

  • 1-800-843-6154
  • 1-800-447-6404 TTY