Due to an Administrative Directive, the Department of Human Services will end Work First Pay-After-Performance as an TANF Core Activity effective July 1, 2021. Workers should immediately stop enrolling new TANF customers in Work First. A manual release will be forthcoming for this policy change.
Active TANF customer at risk of losing their TANF eligibility due to the 60-month limit may volunteer and be enrolled in Work First.
A Manual Release will be forthcoming with specific instructions for workers on disenrolling customers from the Work First activity.
A Manual Release will be forthcoming with specific instructions for updating the RSP for customers that were previously enrolled in the Work First activity.
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Grace B. Hou
Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Dulce Quintero, Secretary
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