about ccp

The Illinois Department on Aging’s Community Care Program (CPP) helps senior citizens (aged 60+), who might otherwise need nursing home care, to remain in their own homes by providing in-home and community-based services.  


Who is eligible?
People are eligible if they...

  • Are 60 years old or older;

  • Are U.S. citizens or legal aliens;

  • Are residents of Illinois;

  • Have non-exempt assets of $17,500 or less (your home, car, or personal furnishings are classified as exempt assets.); and

  • Have an assessed need for long term care (to be at risk for nursing facility placement as measured by the Determination of Need (DON) assessment).

For more in-depth information from the Illinois state government, see our Resources Page 

OR call us directly at 847-470-4701.