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COVID-19 Update: We have an immediate need for preferred caregivers. Due to  the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Department on Aging has lessened its requirements. Call us for questions or guidance at 1-800-HOMECARE.


Are you caring for a senior, ill, disabled friend or family member? Illinois has a family caregiver program to support and pay you for taking care of your loved one.


One in four households takes on the role of providing care to older family members of friends.

Whether planned or the result of an unexpected illness, family caregiving is a critical part in providing long term care to older adults and people with disabilities.


Apply for home care services through the Community Care Program and Department of Aging.

Call (312)744-4016 to begin this process.


Once the applicant qualifies for home care services they may request their family caregiver.


Remember to mention that you want to apply with us at ASI Home Care.


The following requirements are enforced to all ASI family caregiver applicants:

  • Be at least 18 years of age or older

  • Have a high school diploma or GED, or 2 years of work experience

  • Have the legal right work in the United States


After review, eligible candidates are required to: 

  • Pass a criminal background check

  • Pass the pre-employment drug test

  • Pass a physical exam and TB screening

  • Provide three personal or employment references

  • Complete the free 45-hour training program

  • Pass a pre-screening interview with the Human Resources Department


Family Caregiver Restrictions

Family caregiver cannot be the legal guardian or be involved with the participant's finances. 

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