What is the purpose of this service?

RSS, or Recovery Support Service, is a federally-funded program that provides clients with access to services that can help them break free from their use of alcohol and other drugs. These services include traditional clinical treatment services, as well as alternative recovery support services that have not been traditionally funded in the past.

Who can receive these services?

You are eligible for enrollment into the RSS program if you meet the following criteria:

What services are offered?

RSS offers a wide array of services to clients in need, including:

  • Level 1 Outpatient treatment for methamphetamine and National Guard clients
  • Level 2 Intensive Outpatient treatment for methamphetamine and National Guard clients
  • Continuing Care
  • Employment Coaching
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Peer Coaching
  • Recovery Coaching
  • Recovery Home for clients in the National Guard
  • Recovery Skills
  • Spiritual Support
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Vocational Training

How are services provided?

Enrollment agencies will complete a face to face eligibility screening/assessment of individuals seeking services from Illinois RSS.  If clients are deemed eligible for services, the enrollment specialist will make a referral to the  provider the client chooses. Determination of the appropriate level of care is completed using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) recovery support services criteria. If you would like to schedule an appointment for enrollment into the RSS program, contact an RSS provider in your area.

Information for Providers

DHS Office Locator

DHS Help Line