Resources for Home-Based Services Program Participants

The below topics include areas where individuals/families will need to address issues that may arise if they choose not continue purchasing Service Facilitation as a component of the Home-Based Services program. This list is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather serve as a starting point for exploring and accessing resources that may be helpful in completing duties currently performed by Service Facilitators.

Topic Agency Websites
Medicaid eligibility and maintaining Medicaid Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services https://abe.illinois.gov/abe/access/
Social Security, Supplemental Security Income SS Administration https://www.ssa.gov/
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other benefits I may be eligible to receive Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30357
Opening a case with the Division of Rehabilitation Services Illinois Division of Rehabilitation Services http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29736
Personal Support Workers - hiring, requirements, terminating Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities Waiver Manual http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=45227
Payment/timesheets for Personal Support Workers Fiscal Employer Agents-Aces$ Public Partnerships, PPL http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=48374
Tax requirements for Personal Support Workers Fiscal Employer Agents-Aces$ Public Partnerships, PPL http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=48374
Learning about services I can purchase through HBS Independent Service Coordination Agency http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?module=12&officetype=3&county=
What to do if I'm unhappy with my ISC Independent Service Coordination/Individualized Service and Support Advocacy Transfer Request http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=83824
How to apply for an accessibility modification award Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities Waiver Manual http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=53193
What to do if I or my family member is in crisis Independent Service Coordination Agency http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?module=12&officetype=3&county=
Who can I contact if I have further questions Division of Developmental Disabilities

Staff Members:

Dave Adden 217-524-0848 Dave.Adden@illinois.gov

David Donner 217-524-2521 David.Donner@illinois.gov

Jennifer Elders 217-558-1426 Jennifer.Elders@illinois.gov

Andrea Medley 217-524-2520 Andrea.Medley@illinois.gov