Illinois Partners exists to inform, educate, and advocate on behalf of the human services sector. This page is a resource to keep you up-to-date on the policies and regulations that affect your organizations and communities. Read on to see what’s happening in the state.
April 20th: HB109, the house bill that passed through which would partially fund human services and higher education, has moved to the Senate.
April 6th: The House passed a bill that will partially fund human services and higher education. To read the details of this, click here. The bill moves to the Senate.
The discussions at the national level regarding the ACA, most specifically with the introduction of AHCA, have ended as the bill has been pulled.
The FY18 Budget briefings have been published for the Department of Human Services, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Department on Aging, the Department of Public Health, and the Department of Child and Family Services. All briefings can be found in one document.
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Get the latest news on what is being done in Springfield to pass a budget and get providers the funding they deserve.
This page houses research publications commissioned by Illinois Partners.
Is your organization ready to comply with the new application, awarding, and reporting processes for state grants? Check out this page to find out how the new regulations apply to you.
Plans are in the works to completely transform the state’s health and human service entities into a more streamlined, community-based system for all Illinoisans. We’ll post updates to this page as the plan is put into action.