The Illinois Interagency Task Force on Homelessness purpose is to plan for and develop a State plan to address homelessness and unnecessary institutionalization with the goals of achieving functional zero homelessness, improving health and human services outcomes for people experiencing homelessness, and strengthening the safety nets that contribute to housing stability.
The Community Advisory Council on Homelessness will function to advise the Illinois Interagency Task Force on Homelessness on its mission to achieve "functional zero" homelessness in the State of Illinois. The Council will discuss and make recommendations on improving health and human services for those experiencing homelessness, strengthening housing stability, and unnecessary institutionalization.
Both the Task Force and the Community Advisory Council were established under Executive Order 2021-21, Executive Order to Fight Homelessness in Illinois effective September 03, 2021. Executive Order (illinois.gov)
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Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Grace B. Hou, Secretary
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