Family Case Management (FCM)

What is the purpose of this service?

The Family Case Management (FCM) program provides comprehensive service coordination to improve the health, social, education, and developmental needs of pregnant women, and infants (0-12 months) from low-income families in the communities of Illinois.

Who can receive these services?

If you are pregnant, have a child under the age of one, and are on Medicaid, or part of a low-income family you may be eligible.

What services are offered?

The Family Case Management program can help you:

  • connect with the appropriate provider for your medical needs
  • understand the stages of your child's development
  • get information on how to become a better parent
  • understand the importance of prenatal care
  • learn and understand signs of normal and alarming pregnancy
  • understand the importance of regularly scheduled well child visits
  • understand the importance of immunizations
  • connect you to other programs that may be beneficial to you or your child
  • provide educational feedback on the importance of Safe Sleep practices

Program services can connect you to other resources, such as:

  • WIC
  • Family Planning
  • Health Education
  • Hearing / Vision
  • Substance Abuse
  • Prenatal / Parenting Classes
  • Child Care
  • Housing
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Lead Screening
  • Transportation
  • Early Intervention
  • Immunizations
  • Well child exams
  • All Kids (Health Insurance)
  • Domestic Violence

How to Apply?

Services are provided in communities throughout the state.  To find a Family Case Management program near you, use the DHS Office Locator. Select Family Case Management from the "Type" drop down list, then select your County from the "County" drop down list. Click on "Find Offices" to find a program near you.

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