Substance Use Training and Technical Assistance
CSFA Number: 444-26-1541
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Contact
Shantel High
Short Description
This grant program has an exemption from the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NoFO), (d) Except for 2 CFR 200.202 and 200.330 through 200.332, the requirements in Subparts C, D, and E of 2 CFR 200 do not apply to the following programs:

(1) The block grant awards authorized by the Omnibus
Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (including Community Services; Preventive Health and Health Services; Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Services; Maternal and Child Health Services; Social Services; Low-Income Home Energy Assistance; States' Program of Community Development Block Grant Awards for Small Cities; and Elementary and Secondary Education, other than programs administered by the Secretary of Education under Title V, Subtitle D, Chapter 2, Section 583 - the Secretary's discretionary award program) and both the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Block Grant Award (42 U.S.C. 300x-21 to 300x-35 and 42 U.S.C. 300x-51 to 300x-64) and the Mental Health Service for the Homeless Block Grant Award (42 U.S.C. 300x to 300x-9) under the Public Health Services Act.

The grant supports information dissemination and is designed to develop the capacity of local providers and communities in the area of substance abuse prevention program. The provider will deliver services that primarily increase the knowledge and develop the capacity of communities and providers when planning for and delivering services in the aforementioned areas. Information dissemination activities will featured on the provider’s website and is designed to increase their knowledge and/or develop their capacity. The provider will also develop, broker and/or deliver training sessions that develop the knowledge and skills of coalitions and/or providers. All of the products (website, trainings, technical assistance) must be culturally competent. Additional projects will be coordinated and conducted with a focus on particular topic areas: training law enforcement in effective underage drinking laws operations including policies and Strategic Prevention Framework -Partnerships for Success Grant - a discretionary grant focused on the implementation of strategic framework addressing underage drinking. The provider will develop and utilize process evaluation tools for continuous quality improvement of training.
Enabling Legislation
20 ILCS 301 Short Title - Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $1,772,368
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
43CYZ03293-43CYZ03293Prevention First, Inc.07/01/201906/30/20203,215,966