“Providers in all fields report that current rates fail to keep up with the pace of actual costs of basic operational and administrative support needed to stay in business,” Judith… read more →
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 →
Executive Director Judith Gethner and others explain the growing urgency of human resource funding in Illinois and how this could change with the new Pritzker administration. (From January 11.)
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.
Executive Director Judith Gethner talks about the value of small human service providers to community well-being in a Crain’s Chicago Business story on holiday giving.
Executive Director Judith Gethner joined WBBM Newsradio for their annual show on the state of giving where she shared insights from our latest report, “Government is the Foundation of Well-Being: Why… read more →
Illinois Partners’ new study, “The Economic Impact of the Human Services Sector in Southern Illinois,” highlights the significant contributions human services is making to the Southern Illinois economy, including supporting… read more →
The United Way of Lake County will launch a 211 hotline connecting people to human service resources in Lake County in spring 2019.
Illinois Partners for Human Service’s new report explores the roles of philanthropy and government support in human services, particularly the essential part government plays on a large scale in building… read more →