Youth Emergency and Crisis Services
CSFA Number: 418-00-1340
Agency Name
Department Of Children And Family Services (418)
Agency Contact
Jeremy Harvey
312-814-4696
Jeremy.Harvey@illinois.gov
Short Description
Emergency residential housing for wards
Housing and cash assistance programs for young adults experiencing difficulty with independent living
Contracts are for Youth Skills Development, Outreach and Youth Development and Therapeutic Recreation; also covers Project Strive which is a community-based collaboration between IDCFS, the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and other public school districts
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 2020 : $5,664,599
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details418Not Applicable10/22/2018 - 11/26/2018 : 17:00
Details418 : Juvenile Law Enforcement and Court Record Expungement ProgramNot Applicable01/25/2019 - 02/08/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Education Support InitiativeNot Applicable04/19/2019 - 05/17/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Project Strive$199948 - $59660304/19/2019 - 05/17/2019 : 17;00
Details418- Youth scholars , Skills & ServiceNot Applicable04/19/2019 - 05/17/2019 : 17:00
Details418 IL Inter-Agency Athletic Assoc.Not Applicable04/29/2019 - 05/29/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Youth Housing AdvocacyNot Applicable06/07/2019 - 06/27/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Youth Scholars, Skills & Service (YS3) ProgramNot Applicable03/26/2020 - 05/10/2020 : 17:00
Details418 - Education Support InitiativeNot Applicable03/26/2020 - 05/10/2020 : 17:00
Details418 - IL Inter-Agency Athletic AssociationNot Applicable03/26/2020 - 05/10/2020 : 17:00
Details418 - Project STRIVE$203947 - $60853603/26/2020 - 05/10/2020 : 17:00
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
TLS-267758-2677589020Alternative School Network07/01/201906/30/20204,114,911
YOU-047712-0477129020Youth Guidance07/01/201906/30/2020596,603
YOU-313355-3133554120Chicago Youth Centers07/01/201906/30/2020500,000
YOU-076187-0761874090Metropolitan Family Services07/01/201906/30/2020199,948
YIC-553152-5531524020Housing Opportunities for Women, Inc.07/01/201906/30/2020174,400