In order to qualify for a sheltered care allowance the client must need or receive sheltered care. The facility that the client is, or will be, living in must be licensed by the Department of Public Health (DPH) and approved for participation by the
Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS). The HFS Bureau of Long Term Care is responsible for notifying the Family Community Resource Center of participating facilities licensed by DPH.
Do not approve sheltered care payments for placements outside the State of Illinois.