Illinois Child Health Insurance Programs
The Illinois Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can provide your child with free health insurance if your income level is too high to be eligible for Illinois Medicaid, but yet you do not make enough money to purchase private health insurance for your child.
Child Health Insurance Programs in Illinois
All Kids offers Illinois’ uninsured children comprehensive health care that includes doctor’s visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers.
Illinois Department of Public Aid
201 S. Grand Avenue East
Springfield, IL 62753-0002
(866) 468-7543; (877) 204-1012 (TTY)
Child Health Insurance Programs in Other States
Additional Areas of Interest
Illinois Child Nutrition Programs, through the cooperation of the U.S. federal and state governments, provide access to child nutrition information and they provide free and low-cost food.
Illinois State Child Welfare Department can provide you with information about foster care, adoption and parenting.
Illinois State Department of Education in each state can give you information about special early intervention programs and about school nutrition programs.
Illinois Department of Health can provide more than "just" health information. They can also be a good source of information about nutrition programs and about programs that can help with parenting concerns.
Illinois State Adoption Contacts can put you in touch with the child adoption specialists and child adoption program in each state.
Government Assistance Programs
We are committed to helping you, other adopting families, mothers to be, birth mothers and children. As part of this commitment we have built two databases of information. One for adopting families and a second for pregnant women and birthmothers. Each is suited to the unique needs of the individual needing help. Click this link for government assistance programs for adopting families. Or click the following link for government assistance programs for birthmothers and pregnant women.