Community Care Program
CSFA Number: 402-00-1452
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
001-40204-4900-0000 & 644-40204-4900-0000
Agency Contact
Jose Jimenez
Short Description
The Illinois Department on Aging’s Community Care Program helps senior citizens, who might otherwise need nursing home care, to remain in their own homes by providing in-home and community-based services.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Established in 1979 by Public Act 81-202. The Community Care Program is one of the 1915(c) waivers for home and community-based services under the Medicaid Program
Objectives and Goals
Aimed at assisting seniors to maintain their independence and providing cost effective alternatives to nursing home placement.
Types of Assistance
Direct Payments for Specific Use
Eligibility Requirements
People who...
•Are 60 years old or older;
•Are U.S. citizens or legal aliens;
•Are residents of Illinois;
•Have non-exempt assets of $17,500 or less (Non-exempt assets do not include home, car, or personal furnishings.); and
•Have an assessed need for long term care (to be at risk for nursing facility placement as measured by the Determination of Need (DON) assessment).
NOTE: Although the level of income does not affect eligibility for the program, an income level is established for each participant to determine the participant’s ability to contribute to the cost of care.
Eligible Applicants
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $1,007,397,716
FY 2018 : $868,873,000
FY 2019 : $801,000,000
FY 2020 : $866,500,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
ADS1707006 ADS1709012 INH1701008 INH1702010 INH1703004 INH1704005 INH1705006 INH1706004HAH HOLDINGS LLC07/01/201906/30/2020225,441,320
INH1601004 INH1602009 INH1603005 INH1604003 INH1605001 INH1606001 INH1607001 INH1608005 INH1609003ADDUS HEALTHCARE INC07/01/201906/30/2020174,538,062
INH1601002 INH1602001 INH1603001 INH1604001 INH1605002 INH1606002 INH1607002 INH1608001 INH1609001COMMUNITY CARE SYSTEMS INC07/01/201906/30/202051,182,650
INH1702030 INH1712005 INH1713002GAREDA LLC07/01/201906/30/202025,600,670
ADS1702013 ADS1712019 ADS1713014 INH1702023 INH1712045 INH1713029 ADS1802004 ADS1513001 ADS1613017UNIVERSAL INDUSTRIES INC07/01/201906/30/202022,150,510