Region 3

Regional Administrator, Mary Amberger

823 E. Monroe St.

Springfield, IL 62701

Phone: (217) 557-6611

Fax:  (217) 524-5586


Temporary Assigned, Lead Regional Consultant:

Fred Applegate

4711 44th St.

Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone: (309) 786-7150

Fax:  (309) 786-1919

Region 3 Counties

  • Bureau
  • Champaign
  • Ford
  • Fulton
  • Henderson
  • Henry
  • Iroquois
  • Knox
  • LaSalle
  • Livingston
  • Marshall
  • Mason
  • McDonough
  • McLean
  • Mercer
  • Peoria
  • Putnam
  • Rock Island
  • Stark
  • Tazewll
  • Vermilion
  • Warren
  • Woodford

Community Support Services

The Regional Administrator and the Community Support Services Consultants (CSSC) partner with community-based agencies to support and enhance service delivery at the local level by:

  • performing required program reviews, thus assuring effective and accountable services;
  • acting as liaisons between the communities and the Division's programs; and
  • providing programmatic technical assistance as needed to local programs in a manner that is sensitive to the needs of clients and communities.

Maternal and Child Health Nurses

The Maternal and Child Health Nurses are responsible for integrating clinical expertise by providing consultation, health education, training and technical assistance to all programs.


The Nutritionists are Registered and Licensed Dietitians who bring the most current, scientifically-based nutrition and health information to the citizens of Illinois.

Other Links

DHS Provider Helpline

1-800-804-3833 / 1-877-434-1082 (TTY)