Illinois CARE Connections has served numerous participants throughout the state. As of February 23rd, IATP has processed 3,788 referrals and has shipped 2,687 technology bundles. Our collaboration with IDoA, DHS-DRS, and DHS-DDD has been a combined effort to help those in need stay connected with family, friends, and their communities.
Illinois CARE Connections
Illinois CARE Connections is a collaborative program with the Illinois Department on Aging, Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities, and the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services that provides technology devices for socially isolated seniors and persons with disabilities in Illinois. Participation in the program requires a referral from one of these provider agencies.
About the Illinois Department on Aging
The MISSION of the Illinois Department on Aging (New Page) is to serve and advocate for older Illinoisans and their caregivers by administering quality and culturally appropriate programs that promote partnerships and encourage independence, dignity, and quality of life.
About the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities
The Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities (New Page) provides leadership for the effective management of the design and delivery of quality outcome-based, person-centered services and supports for individuals who have developmental disabilities. These services and supports will be appropriate to their needs, gifts, talents and strengths; accessible; life-spanning; based on informed choice; and monitored to ensure individual progress, quality of life, and safety.
About the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services
DHS’s Division of Rehabilitation Services (New Page) is the state’s lead agency serving individuals with disabilities. DRS works in partnership with people with disabilities and their families to assist them in making informed choices to achieve full community participation through employment, education, and independent living opportunities.
Illinois CARE Connections Referral (New Page)
Agency Training Materials
Support and How To’s
Frequently Asked Questions
Agency Office Locators
Illinois Department on Aging Office Locator (New Page)
Illinois Department of Human Services Office Locator (New Page)
If you have any questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The URL for the Illinois Care Connections Referral Form is: https://care.iltech.org