Illinois Department of Human Services

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Help is Here. Click here if you are in need of help.


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 or Email Us
  • 1-866-324-5553 TTY
  • 2020 Census Everyone Counts
  • Stakeholder Newsletter IDHS Illinois Department of Human Services
  • IDHS Division of Developmental Disabilities Quality Scorecard
  • IDHS Grant Opportunities
  • DRS Success drs.illinois.gov/success
  • EVV: Electronic Visit Verification
  • Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances