The IDHS/Division of Mental Health is pleased to announce the posting of a new State Fiscal Year 24 grant opportunity, the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program. This competitive opportunity is on the IDHS/DMH webpage at for the Grant Program listed below. Please email any questions to

The Housing is Recovery pilot program was established by 405 ILCS 125/. The program will serve people with serious mental illness who are at high risk of unnecessary institutionalization and people with substance use disorders who are at high risk of overdose. The program will serve individuals who meet these criteria who are at risk of institutionalization or death due to homelessness, lack of access to recovery support services, and repeated cycles of hospitalization or justice system involvement. The program will enable affordable housing using a bridge rental subsidy combined with access to recovery support services or treatment.

Competitive Grant Opportunity

The deadline to submit the required application materials for this competitive (NOFO) program is June 13, 2023, 12:00 PM (Noon) Central Time.

Program Number and Name

225 Housing is Recovery

An optional technical assistance session will be offered on May 24, 2023 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM Central Time. Registration information is included on the NOFO page.

More details can be found at Grant Application Information & Instructions.