Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall develop a program of transition services, with appropriate follow-up, in selected areas of the State, to be expanded statewide as funding becomes available, to provide assistance to persons who: (i) have been diagnosed with mental illness or a co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorder; (ii) reside in a facility licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act or in an institution for mental diseases; and (iii) desire to move to and are able to reside in community residential placements that meet their needs and reflect their preferences. Provides that under the Medicaid program, the Department of Public Aid shall apply for any necessary waivers pursuant to the Social Security Act to facilitate transition services for persons with mental illness and to develop supportive living facilities for persons with mental illness. Provides that any such waiver application shall be developed in cooperation with the Department of Human Services, the Department of Public Health, the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission, other State agencies as appropriate, operators of nursing facilities, and others. Effective immediately.