Family Advocacy Centers
CSFA Number: 418-00-1315
Agency Name
Department Of Children And Family Services (418)
Agency Contact
Jeremy Harvey
312-814-4696
Jeremy.Harvey@illinois.gov
Short Description
Community based agencies that advocate for services on behalf of families in crisis. Serves both DCFS open cases and community cases.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Income Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations;
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
DCFS’ Extended Family Services program is exempt from Uniform Guidance and GATA because it is a grant on behalf of a beneficiary and therefore exempt from this regulation.


In response to the Request for Exceptions to Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) and GATA, the Governor’s Compliance Office has approved the following exceptions for DCFS’ fixed rate agreements:

1. Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
2. Grant application
3. Merit Based Review
4. Uniform budget and budget template
5. Use of the DCFS template for fixed rate agreements in lieu of the Uniform Agreement
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $5,429,315
FY 2020 : $7,500,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details418Not Applicable03/02/2018 - 04/13/2018 : 17:00
Details418Not Applicable05/18/2018 - 06/18/2018 : 17:00
Details418 Family Advocacy CenterNot Applicable01/18/2019 - 02/15/2019 : 17:00
Details418$125000 - $99080004/17/2019 - 05/17/2019 : 17:00
Details418- Family Advocacy CenterNot Applicable06/26/2019 - 06/30/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - FAC Champaign Co$0 - $006/27/2019 - 08/04/2019 : 17:00
Details418-FAC ChicagoNot Applicable10/15/2019 - 10/22/2019 : 17:00
Details418- FAC - KankakeeNot Applicable11/07/2019 - 12/08/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Family Advocacy Centers$127500 - $106154604/03/2020 - 05/18/2020 : 17:00
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FAC-195921-1959219010Family Focus, Inc.07/01/201906/30/20201,040,731
FAC-430674-4306749010Sankofa Safe Child Initiative07/01/201906/30/2020280,184
FAC-506332-5063329010Primed for Life, Inc.07/01/201906/30/2020275,000
FAC-578181-5781819010Family Advocacy in Champaign County07/01/201906/30/2020259,000
FAC-466934-4669349010BOOC, Inc.07/01/201906/30/2020250,000