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Child Abuse Hotline
800-25-ABUSE
(800-252-2873)

217-785-4020
(for international calls only)

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(Advocacy Office)
800-232-3798
217-524-2029

Day Care Information
877-746-0829
312-328-2779

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800-572-2390

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800-232-3798

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866-503-0184
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Inspector General
800-722-9124

Chicago Administrative Headquarters
100 West Randolph Street 6-200
Chicago IL 60601
312.814.6800
TTD 312.814.8783

Springfield Administrative Headquarters
406 East Monroe
Springfield IL 62701-1498
217.785.2509
TTD 217.785.6605

Media Inquiries/ Communications Office
312-814-6847

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  Resources for Locating a Medical Provider  

Resources for Locating a Medical Provider
for a Child in DCFS Care

  • Primary Care Provider - For assistance in locating a doctor for a child in the care and custody of DCFS, please contact the HealthWorks Lead Agency for the county where the child lives. View a list of HealthWorks Contact Coordinators and the counties they serve.

  • DCFS medical card hotline - 1-800-228-6533 - this toll free number is used for the following:
    • If a medical card wasn't received.
    • Caseworkers will call asking what address is on the card, or call to let the Technical Support Unit staff know an address change needs to be entered.
    • If the child's name and/or birthdate is incorrect.
    • Providers call to verify the correct recipient number and periods of eligibility.
    • If a call comes in and the ward doesn't have a medical card yet, and needs to go to the doctor immediately, the Technical Support Unit staff can fax a copy of the MMIS screen to the medical provider, or give the information (RIN # and period of eligibility) over the phone.

  • Dental care - Dentaquest is the administrator of the Illinois Medicaid dental program. For referral to a dental or orthodontic provider, call 888-281-2076 or 888-286-2447.

  • Vision care - Illinois Health Connect can assist in locating a Medicaid vision care provider. Please contact Illinois Health Connect at 1-877-912-1999.

 

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