What is the purpose of this service?

The Family Case Management (FCM) program serves pregnant women, infants, and children with high-risk medical conditions.

Who can receive these services?

If you are pregnant, have a child under the age of one, and part of a low-income family you may be eligible.

What services are offered?

The Family Case Management program can help you:

·         find a doctor for your prenatal care to make sure you have a healthy baby

·         find a doctor for your children's care

·         understand proper nutrition for you and your child

·         understand the stages of your child's development

·         get information on how to become a better parent

·         understand the importance of prenatal care

·         learn the signs and symptoms of labor

·         understand the importance of regularly scheduled well child visits

·         understand the importance of immunizations

Program services can connect you to other resources, such as:

·         WIC

·         Family Planning

·         Health Education

·         Hearing / Vision

·         Substance Abuse

·         Prenatal / Parenting Classes

·         Child Care

·         Housing

·         Smoking Cessation

·         Lead Screening

·         Transportation

·         Early Intervention

·         Immunizations

·         Well child exams

·         All Kids (Health Insurance)

·         Services for Victims of Domestic Violence 



Are you pregnant and in need of a medical card?

Depending on your income level, you may qualify for medical card through the State of Illinois.  A Family Case Manager may be able to assist you in applying for a temporary medical card, however a full application must be completed within 30 days at the local DHS office or an approved In Person Counselor/Navigator to avoid cancellation of said temporary card.  

For more information or to see if you qualify, please contact the Wayne County Health Department at 618-842-5166 or click on the links below.