Human Services In Illinois
Our human service infrastructure protects and supports our state's most important resources - the citizens of Illinois.
But, like the bridges and roads we travel on, our human service system must be well-managed, maintained and renewed in order for people and communities to remain healthy and safe and be prepared for current and future economic challenges.
What Will It Take To Create A Strong Human Services System In Illinois?
- QUALITY SERVICES
High quality services capable of helping Illinois residents improve their lives.
Illinois Partners supports quality services that:
-Effectively apply best practices
-Utilize sound fiscal management and operating systems
-Practice good stewardship of public funds and donations
- ADEQUATE FUNDING
Funding levels that reflect the needs of Illinois residents and the true cost of providing quality services. Illinois Partners supports adequate funding that:
-Keeps pace with demand
-Provides timely reimbursements to providers
-Covers the full cost of efficient service delivery
-Includes necessary investments in building, equipment and facility maintenance as well as program administration
- MEASURABLE RESULTS
Human service providers are accountable for achieving meaningful outcomes. Illinois Partners support measurable results where:
-Funding decisions are driven by performance
-Evaluation is transparent and based on program outcomes