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PUNS Information:


PUNS is the abbreviation for prioritization of urgency of need for services. PUNS is a waiting list for people in Illinois with developmental disabilities who need home and community-based services. PUNS is for EVERYONE who may need help from the government to pay for developmental disability services now or within the next five years.


PAS agency will support you with being put on the PUNS. They will support with paperwork and the PUNS process.


Find your local PAS (pre-admission screen) agency. You can find the agency and information on what services they can provide at:


Contacting your PAS agency and the PUNS list is the first step towards getting services in Illinois.

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