SCIL has created the Community Reintegration Program with assistance from a grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services. This program assists persons with disabilities who currently reside in nursing homes to move into a home of their own.
Who is eligible? Any person who:
Currently resides in a nursing home
Is between the ages of 18-59
Has a disability, meets asset guidelines, and
Lives in Sangamon, Logan, Christian, Menard, or Montgomery Counties
Referrals can also be made to other Centers for Independent Living that serve other communities throughout the state.
How can the Reintegration Program and SCIL assist you to find independence?
Assist with the transition from a nursing home to
independent living at home
Assist with paperwork
Help with locating accessible housing
Assist in finding appropriate personal assistants or nursing care
Supply necessary household items
Ensure all assistive devices are available and in place
Assist with establishing utility hook-ups, rent, and housing deposit
Provide for minor home modifications, when necessary
For more information contact Monica Lederbrand, Reintegration Coordinator 217 523-2587 ext 220 v/tty