Community Reintegration Program

 

Money Follows the Person/Pathways to Community Living  is a federal program to assist  individuals with home and community based services to support their independence in the community.

LINC INC assists individuals transition from long-term care institutions into an independent living setting. The program includes funding to assist with costs of setting up housing in the community. Requirements to participate are:

  • Over the age of 18 and Under 60 years of age
  • Illinois resident
  • US Citizen
  • Living in an institutionalized setting for a minimum of 90 days
  • Must be Medicaid eligible or receiving benefits
  • Physician approval for a safe transition

The program can also assist individuals over 60 years of age with a diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or HIV/Aids.

Referrals can be made by nursing home staff, the individual, family or friends. Once the referral is received, a Transition Coordinator will meet with the potential participant to explain the program and assess the needs and support needed for a successful transition.

If you or someone you know could benefit from these services, feel free to call me at 618-235-9988, email me at esearcy@lincinc.org

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