The Regional Administrator (RA) and Community Support Service Consultants (CSSCs) in Region 1 partner with community-based agencies to support and enhance service delivery in Chicago and suburban Cook County.
Illinois Department of Human Services
Division of Family and Community Services
401 So. Clinton, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (312) 793-4605
Fax: (312) 793-4666
Hector Tellez, Region 1 Administrator
Carole Tate, Administrative Assistant
Lead Regional Consultant:
Community Support Services
The Regional Administrator and the Community Support Services Consultants (CSSC) partner with community-based agencies to support and enhance service delivery at the local level by:
- performing required program reviews, thus assuring effective and accountable services;
- acting as liaisons between the communities and the Division's programs; and
- providing programmatic technical assistance as needed to local programs in a manner that is sensitive to the needs of clients and communities.
Maternal and Child Health Nurses
The Maternal and Child Health Nurses are responsible for integrating clinical expertise by providing consultation, health education, training, and technical assistance to all programs.
The Nutritionists are Registered and Licensed Dietitians who bring the most current, scientifically-based nutrition and health information to the citizens of Illinois.
DHS Provider Helpline
1-800-804-3833 / 1-877-434-1082 (TTY)