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HOW TO APPLY

STEP ONE

Recognize the need for senior care for yourself or your loved one.

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STEP TWO

Call Hellenic Foundation at 773-631-5222  to help you locate your local area Illinois Department on Aging office (Care Coordination Unit –CCU) to complete an Intake/Referral and determine eligibility for free In-Home care.

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STEP THREE

Illinois Department on Aging’s guidelines for eligibility:
 

  • 60 years or older

  • Resident of the State of Illinois

  • Meet low income requirement: less than $17,500 per individual or $35,000 per couple

  • Apply/Eligible for Medicaid

STEP FOUR

Upon determination of eligibility for free care, CCU carries out an in-home assessment to determine the needs of the senior.  Service hours are awarded accordingly.

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STEP FIVE

Select your provider of choice.

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STEP SIX

  • Become a paid family caregiver

  • Or a caregiver can be provided.

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Contact Illinois Department on Aging Senior Helpline

Toll Free: 1-800-252-8966
TTY: 1-888-206-1327
Email: aging.ilsenior@illinois.gov
Website: https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/programs/ccp

Contact Illinois Department on Aging Senior Helpline

Contact Hellenic Foundation at
(773) 631-5222, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm or fill out the form below and we will help you forward your information to the Illinois Department on Aging.

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