Maternal & Child Health Program - Perinatal Depression
CSFA Number: 444-80-1262
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Contact
Franchesca Hammond
Short Description
Services to postpartum women in the Chicago area who participated in the Family Case Management and/or Healthy Families Illinois programs that include completion of postpartum depression screening, assessment, treatment and provision of psychiatric services; increase knowledge of the signs, symptoms and treatment of perinatal mood disorders through training to community agencies and medical providers.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Illinois Perinatal Mental Health Disorders Prevention and Treatment Act (405 ILCS 95)
Objectives and Goals
Early care for perinatal mental health disorders commonly referred as postpartum depression, in the Chicago area.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Services provided include provides: perinatal depression screening, assessments, treatment, and psychiatric care to women referred by the Family Case Management (FCM) and Healthy Families Illinois (HFI) programs.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Applicants must submit a completed Universal Grant Application for FY19 as well as complete the pre-qualification processes. Each applicant (unless the applicant is an individual or Federal or State awarding agency that is exempt from those requirements under 2 CFR § 25.110(b) or (c), or has an exception approved by the Federal or State awarding agency under 2 CFR § 25.110(d)) is required to: be registered in SAM before submitting the application; provide a valid DUNS number in its application; and continue to maintain an active SAM registration with current information at all times during which the applicant has an active Federal, Federal pass-through or State award or an application or plan under consideration by a Federal or State awarding agency.
Assistance Consideration
This program has no cost sharing or matching requirement.
Post Assistance Requirements
Agencies will submit expenditure documentation forms in the format and timeline prescribed by the Department. The Provider will participate in an evaluation of the program as directed by the Department. The evaluation is designed to determine the impact of the case management services on delaying subsequent pregnancies and increasing the spacing intervals between subsequent pregnancies, as well as the impact on reducing future preterm births. The Provider will participate in performance monitoring conducted by Department staff at a frequency to be determined by the Department and utilizing a standardized review tool and process developed by the Department.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $368,905
FY 2018 : $310,437
FY 2019 : $310,437
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYU03225-FCSYU03225HEALTHCARE ALTERNATIVE SYSTEMS,INC07/01/201906/30/2020310,437