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 firstname.lastname@example.org