Offices Providing These Services

Clay County Senior Services

832 W. North Avenue C-2
Flora, IL 62839-1033
Phone: (618) 662-7304
Toll Free: 888-618-7304

Effingham Senior Services

209 South Merchant Street
Effingham, IL 62401-2427
Phone: (217) 347-5569
Toll Free: 800-232-1790

Fayette County Senior Services

112 N Kennedy Blvd
Vandalia, IL 62471-2701
Phone: (618) 283-4122
Toll Free: 866-618-4122

Jefferson County Senior Services

409 Harrison St
Mt Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: (618) 242-3505

Marion County Senior Services

120 East Green St
Centralia, IL 62801-3338
Phone: (618) 533-4300
Toll Free: 800-295-2903

Senior Services - Money Follows the Person

Pathways to Community Living

Pathways to Community Living Program (formerly referred to as Money Follows the Person) helps residents who are currently in long-term care facilities to move out of the nursing home and back into their community. Pathways to Community Living Program provides individuals choices about where they can live, as well as assistance with community supports and services. Pathways is available to:

  • Individuals who are over age 60,
  • Individuals with physical disabilites,
  • Persons with menatl illness,
  • Individuals with developental/intellectual disabilites.

The individual must also currently reside in a long term care facility (nursinh home) or Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilites (ICF/DD)

To be considered for this program, an individual must:

  • Have resided in the facility for at least 90 days,
  • Be currently recieving or be eligible for Medicaid,
  • Must be interested in moving back to the community and must choose to do so,
  • Be able to have their needs met appropriately and safely in the community

Individuals who meet these requirements may be eligible to particpiate. A trained Transition Coordinators can help to determine if you are eligible and if a community move is right for you.

 

If you meet the requirements of this program, your transition coordinator will provide one-on-one transition support services throughout the transition process and for one year after yopu transition.  Your transition coordinator will work with you to find qualified community houising, to create an individaulized service plan based on your needs, and to assist with your move. For more information please call 1-800-283-4070