Notice: HFS has extended the final reporting deadline from January 31, 2021 to March 29, 2021 in order to allow time for closeout and reconciliation. Please see updates to FAQs 31 and 33. The Illinois HFS CARES application period is now closed. Applications that were fully submitted prior to closure of the portal can still be accessed via this portal to track status and respond to follow-up questions and requests.

If you need assistance in completing or reviewing your application, please contact the HFS CARES Support Line at (866) 385-0600.