This Item shows the county of residence of a client or applicant whose case is served by another office location.  The county of residence is the 3 digit code corresponding to the office number of the FCRC located in the household's county of residence.

The code in Item 53 is used to determine the Payment Level for the case.

Valid Item 53 Codes

County Item 53 Code
Adams 010
Alexander 011
New Manual MaterialBond 065
Boone 013
Brown 014
Bureau 015
Calhoun 016
Carroll 017
Cass 018
Champaign 019
Christian 020
Clark 021
Clay 022
Clinton 023
Coles 024
Cook 200
Crawford 025
Cumberland 026
DeKalb 027
DeWitt 028
Douglas 029
DuPage 030
Edgar 031
Edwards 032
Effingham 033
Fayette 034
Ford 035
Franklin 036
Fulton 037
Gallatin 038
Greene 039
Grundy 040
Hamilton 041
Hancock 042
Hardin 043
Henderson 044
Henry 045
Iroquois 046
Jackson 047
Jasper 048
Jefferson 049
Jersey 050
JoDaviess 051
Johnson 052
Kane 053
Kankakee 054
Kendall 055
Knox 056
Lake 057
LaSalle 058
Lawrence 059
Lee 060
Livingston 061
Logan 062
Macon 063
Macoupin 064
Madison 065
Marion 066
Marshall 067
Mason 068
Massac 069
McDonough 070
McHenry 071
McLean 072
Menard 073
Mercer 074
Monroe 075
Montgomery 076
Morgan 077
Moultrie 078
Ogle 079
Peoria 080
Perry 081
Piatt 082
Pike 083
Pope 084
Pulaski 085
Putnam 086
Randolph 087
Richland 088
Rock Island 089
Saline 090
Sangamon 091
Schuyler 092
Scott 093
Shelby 094
Stark 095
St. Clair 111
Stephenson 097
Tazewell 098
Union 099
Vermillion 100
Wabash 101
Warren 102
Washington 103
Wayne 104
White 105
Whiteside 106
Will 107
Williamson 108
Winnebago 109
Woodford 110

Invalid Item 53 codes are 001-009, 114-199, and any number greater than 200.

AIS requires entry of the County of Residence field on CAF screen 1B1 at registration, approval, and denial.

Code Item 53 based on the county of residence indicated on the application. If the county of residence is blank or questionable, staff may use MapQuest "Map" feature to determine the county of residence. Once the address is displayed in Mapquest, you can use the zoom function to modify the display and determine the county of residence.

When staff manually calculate eligibility or benefit amount, they should use the standards and payment levels corresponding to Item 53. Item 53 does not affect the group number or processing schedules.

For active cases, enter the Item 53 code via ACM or IPACS. Item 53 is required for all categories and most case actions when Item 53 is blank.

Downstate DHS Family Community Resource Centers

delete textThe following downstate offices were combined due to office closures.

Client County of Residence ITEM 53 CODE Office Merged With
Alexander 011 Pulaski (085)
Boone 013 Winnebago (109)
Brown 014 Schuyler (092)
Calhoun 016 Jersey (050)
Carroll 017 Whiteside (106)
Clark 021 Coles (024)
Clay 022 Richland (088)
Clinton 023 Marion (066)
Cumberland 026 Coles (024)
DeWitt 028 Logan (062)
Douglas 029 Coles (024)
Edgar 031 Coles (024)
Edwards  032 Wabash (101)
Effingham 033 Coles (024)
Fayette 034 Marion (066) 
Ford 035 Champaign (019)
Gallatin 038 Saline (090)
Greene 039 Jersey (050)
Grundy 040 LaSalle (058)
Hamilton 041 Franklin (036)
Hardin 043 Saline (090)
Henderson 044 Warren (102)
Iroquois 046 Kankakee (054)
Jasper 048 Crawford (025)
JoDaviess  051 Stephenson (097)
Johnson 052 Union (099) 
Kendall 055 Kane/Aurora (053)
Lee 060 Ogle (079) 
Livingston 061 McLean (072)
Marshall 067 Bureau (015)
Menard 073 Logan (062)
Mercer 074 Warren (102)
Monroe 075 Randolph (087)
Moultrie 078 Coles (024)
Perry 081 Jackson (047)
Piatt 082 Coles (024) 
Pike 083 Adams (010)
Pope 084 Saline (090)
Putnam 086 Marshall (067)
Scott 093 Morgan (077)
Shelby 094 Coles (024)
Stark 095 Henry (045)
Stephenson 097 JoDaviess (051)
Washington 103 Jefferson (049)
White 105 Wabash (101)
Wayne 104 Jefferson (049)
Woodford 110 Peoria (080) 

HFS Central Offices

The HFS Central Offices use Item 53 to show the county where the client lives. The HFS Central Offices that use Item 53 are:

OFFICE NUMBER CENTRAL UNIT
180 and 220 Central All Kids Unit
189 Breast and Cervical Cancer Eligibility Unit
250 Health Benefits for Workers with Disabilities