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Housing
« on: July 03, 2012, 10:10:09 PM »
Housing

Services
Access to Recovery provides recovery home services to clients in the National Guard that are in recovery from alcohol and/or other drugs.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=51665
 
Emergency Food & Shelter gives immediate and comprehensive shelter services to homeless persons and persons at risk of becoming homeless.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30362
 
Homeless Prevention - stabilizes individuals and families in their existing homes, shorten the amount of time that individuals and families stay in shelters and assist individuals and families with securing affordable housing.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30360
 
Homeless Youth provides a place to live and job services for youth who are 14 to 20 years of age that meet specific criteria.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30772
 
In-Home Supports - provides services and supports that will help people with developmental disabilities live more independently in their home.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=31027

Residential Living Arrangements - provides people with developmental disabilities the care and services needed in homes with staff available 24 hours per day.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30938
 
Supportive Housing - provides supportive services coupled with housing to enable formerly homeless individuals and families, or those in danger of becoming homeless, who live in private housing to maintain their residence in the community.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30361

 
Find Housing

ILHousingSearch.org - The fast, easy-to-use FREE search lets people look for rental housing. Provides detailed information and links to housing resources, helpful tools for renters such as an affordability calculator, rental checklist, and information about renter rights and responsibilities.
http://www.ilhousingsearch.org/

More Information & Resources

Illinois Hardest Hit Program - Offering temporary mortgage payment assistance to households that are struggling with income loss due to unemployment or underemployment, but are working to regain sufficient income to keep their home.
https://www.illinoishardesthit.org/

Private and Government Home Modification Resources - Home Modification make it safer and easier for people with disabilities to live independently.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=32042
 
Federal Public Housing Assistance customers may qualify for assistance to help pay for installation of telephone service and monthly charges for local phone service through the Lifeline and Link-Up Telephone Assistance Programs.
http://www.icc.illinois.gov/Consumer/LifelineAndLinkUp.aspx


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