Illinois Department of Human Services

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

DHS can help you and your family meet your basic needs.

We offer a range of services to help you become healthy and self-sufficient.

See our "for Customers" section for details.



If you are - or want to be - a DHS partner, provider, contractor, or vendor, you can find the information and resources you need under "for Providers."




DHS Office Locator

DHS Help Line

  • 1-800-843-6154
  • 1-800-447-6404 TTY
  • Manage my Illinois Link Account
  • DRS Success drs.illinois.gov/success
  • EVV: Electronic Visit Verification
  • Services for Children of Incarcerated Parents
  • A Public Engagement Newsletter
  • State of Illinois Ready Illinois
  • IL Housing Search Organization website
  • Suicude Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
  • Keep Warm Illinois website with information on warming centers
  • Get Covered Illinois-The Official Health Marketplace
  • myhome.illinois.gov
  • Illinois FOID Mental Health Reporting System