More than 40,000 Illinois DHS employees in home care and child care are receiving pay raises and back pay. The raises were originally scheduled for August of 2017.
Child welfare and foster care in Illinois requires an experienced Director of the Department of Children and Family Services as well as strong relationships across sectors and government. Andrea Durbin, CEO… read more →
Access to behavioral health programs is essential to community well-being. Coalition partner Thresholds is featured in a new story on the shortage of behavioral health workers in Illinois.
The United Way of Lake County will launch a 211 hotline connecting people to human service resources in Lake County in spring 2019.
After three years of frustration, Central Illinois human services agencies are relieved by the state budget compromise that preserved health and human services programs.
Residents want to repair the budget with cuts, not new revenue. But they don’t like cuts to fully 85 percent of the budget, and they really want some specific new… read more →
Human service agencies across Illinois are taking a new approach to get their message across to lawmakers and the public. “The general public has values in education, security, opportunity, health.… read more →
Family Counseling Center, Inc. and Illinois Partners for Human Service are partnering for “Reframing Your Message To Create Action And Support”. “We’re extremely excited to be involved with this event,” said Executive Director Sherrie L. Crabb, one of… read more →