Title XX DFI Family Services Employability Development
CSFA Number: 444-80-1219
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
DFCS
Agency Contact
Laticia Wheatley
2175572948
Laticia.Wheatley@illinois.gov
Short Description
Employability Development
Arrange or provide for assistance in acquiring academic or vocational skills to enable individuals to obtain, retain, or improve employment and overcome barriers to employability. Services are provided to adults aimed at producing self-sufficiency or maximizing independence. These services include assistance in acquiring academic or vocational skills to enable individuals to obtain, retain or advance in employment and overcome barriers to employability, vocational testing and evaluation, vocational guidance and training, referrals to employment directed resources, occupational and rehabilitative training activities and post placement monitoring of an individual's situation.

Performance Measures
Measures data includes:
1. # of children, seniors and other adults provided Title XX services.
2. # of Title XX service activities delivered.

Program Compliance:
Matching funds and expenditures are reported monthly via IL444-4131 - Donated Funds Initiative - Request for Reimbursement or C-13 Invoice Voucher. Measurements to support contract compliance:

1. Amount of the 25% local matching dollars reported.
2. Amount of allowable line item expenditures reported.
3. Number of timely and correct reports submitted monthly for reimbursement, quarterly for service provision and annually for service planning and final reporting.
4. Number of contractors submitting a budget with administrative cost less than 20%.
5. Number of contractors agreeing to an on-site compliance monitoring review.

Federal Reporting:
Two reports are submitted by DHS annually for federal reporting. A Pre expenditure report also known as the State’s Intended Use Plan and Post Expenditure report which is used to compare projected services to actual for each service category.

Measurements to support federal reporting via Pre and Post Expenditure Reports prepared by the DHS Bureau of Basic Supports-Title XX:

1. Same as above- # of children, seniors, and other adults served.
2. Same as above- amount of allowable expenditures.

Performance Standards:
Social Services are delivered that are directed to achieving or maintaining economic self-support, self-sufficiency, preventing or remedying neglect, abuse, inappropriate institutional care, or securing appropriate care.

1. At least 70 % of the projected number of persons to receive services.
2. At least 70 % achievement of the projected service activities.
3. No more than 10% variance of expenditures to budget line item.
4. 100% of the required local matching dollars will be applied to the program.
5. 100% of the line item expenditures will be allowable.
6. 80% timely and correct reports submitted monthly for reimbursement, quarterly for service provision and annually for service planning and final reporting.
7. 100% expected to comply with a compliance monitoring review.
8. 100% shall have no more than 20% administration cost.


Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Income Security and Social Services
Enabling Legislation
Social Services Block Grant Title XX of the Social Security Act P.L. 97-35
Fund Authorization 30 ILCS 105/5.74;305 ILCS 5/12-10.1
Objectives and Goals
N/A
Types of Assistance
Direct Payments for Specific Use
Uses and Restrictions
N/A
Eligibility Requirements
N/A
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations; Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
N/A
Assistance Consideration
N/A
Post Assistance Requirements
N/A
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
N/A
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $703,460
FY 2018 : $644,704
FY 2019 : $736,061
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYJ04745-FCSYJ04745JEWISH CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES07/01/201906/30/2020199,761
FCSYJ00034-FCSYJ00034YOUTH JOB CENTER OF EVANSTON07/01/201906/30/202076,717
FCSYJ00041-FCSYJ00041WESTSIDE HEALTH AUTHORITY07/01/201906/30/202067,082
FCSYJ00031-FCSYJ00031ASIAN HUMAN SERVICES INC07/01/201906/30/202067,082
FCSYJ00033-FCSYJ00033CHICAGO WOMEN IN TRADES07/01/201906/30/202067,082