Vouchered Contract Deliverable - Recovery Support Services
CSFA Number: 444-26-1603
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
Agency Contact
Joseph Tracy
Short Description
NOFO is not required. DASA gives fixed-rate awards based on a federal formula grant. Pursuant to 45 CFR 75.101, Subpart E does not apply.

Program Description
Authorizing Statutes and Regulations: 20 ILCS 301/Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependency Act, 77 Ill. Adm. Code, Part 2060, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment and Intervention Licenses
Funding Priorities:
1. Pregnant injecting drug users.
2. Pregnant women.
3. Injecting drug users (who are at high risk for HIV infection) and known HIV-infected persons.
4. Postpartum women.
5. Service in the U.S. Armed Forces.
6. Parenting substance users.
7. Illinois Department of Children and Family Services referrals; Persons eligible for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and other women and children; Department of Corrections (DOC) releasees who have completed a prison treatment program or clients of a DASA “designated program” for DOC released individuals.

Scope of Service:
This NOFO is designated for Voucher based deliverable awards, often identified by IDHS /DASA as specialized projects. These projects may fall under such categories as:
-Work force development activities
-System development activities
-Community Outreach/Recovery Coaching
-Specialized Assertive Community Treatment
-Ancillary recovery support services
-Ancillary treatment support services
-Specialized population intervention services
-Specialized Treatment/Recovery target population projects

These projects are deliverable based awards. Fixed Rate budgets are required as a part of the funding application. Payments are based upon post deliverable/activities for payment processing.

Services reporting is to be maintained by the provider per the agreements of the grant agreement finalized for the state fiscal year for each project.

The payment method for this award is:
Specified Contract Deliverables
The applicant must adhere to all fiscal regulations related to the Catalog of Federal and Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number specified on this notice.

Grant Fixed Rate
All payment for intervention or treatment services are Grant-Fixed rate and calculated based upon year to date earnings and paid as year to date disbursements. These calculations will use the current IDHS/DASA approved rates for the services as specified in the most current version of the IDHS/DASA Contractual Policy Manual. The applicant shall deliver services in accordance with 77 Ill. Adm. Code, Part 2060 and any applicable protocols in the current Contractual Policy Manual, Service Protocols Section 1, Pages, 24-26 http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29747. The applicant must adhere to fiscal requirements as outlined in Ill. Adm. Codes, Parts 509 and 511 and any added fiscal reporting requirements as referenced in the most current IDHS/DASA Program Manual. All expenditures of grant fixed rate funds shall also adhere to 2/CFR 200, as applicable, and all applicable Federal OMB circulars.

Specified Contract Deliverables/Expenditures
All expenditures shall adhere to 2/CFR 200 allowable expenditures and all Federal OMB circulars. Specific contract deliverables or expenditures shall be identified in the pre-application project proposal requested by IDHS/DASA and the approval letter must be submitted with the application for funding.

Unallowable Expenditures
Unallowable expenditures for this award are identified in 45 PART 75
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Public Health Service Act, Subpart II and III, Title XIX, Part B.
20 ILCS 301 Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act
Objectives and Goals
Performance Measures
IDHS/DASA performance measures support the development and maintenance of a community based recovery oriented system of care for individuals and their families recovering from a substance-related disorder.
Federal projects funded through the Center for Substance Abuse and Treatment (CSAT) are required to adhere to approved performance measures applicable to the specified funded project. These measures are specified in each grant agreement for each fiscal year.
All Specialized services projects shall meet, or exceed, the following performance measure to be demand as in substantial compliance with the terms of this funding.
1) Accurate and timely monthly reporting of expenditures or deliverables completed to the identified DHS DASA staff member using the DHS DASA required forms.
2) Accurate and timely submission of any required services reporting , activities updates as required by the DHS DASA contract.
3) Utilization of the award funds in a manner that does not significantly underutilize funding, nor show significant over production/performance.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Funds may be used at the discretion of the States to achieve the statutory objectives, including the fulfillment of certain requirements. States shall expend not less than 5 percent of the grant to increase (relative to fiscal year 1994) the availability of treatment services designed for pregnant women and women with dependent children (either by establishing new programs or expanding the capacity of existing programs). In addition, a State that has a rate of acquired immune deficiency syndrome in excess of the rate stipulated at 42 USC 300A-24(b) must expend the portion of its block grant specified by 300A-24(b) for HIV early intervention services as defined by the PHS Act. States must require programs of treatment for intravenous drug abuse to admit individuals into treatment within 14 days after making such a request or 120 days of such a request, if interim services are made available within 48 hours. States will provide, directly or through arrangements with other public or nonprofit entities, tuberculosis services such as counseling, testing, treatment, and early intervention services for substance abusers at risk for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease. Other statutory requirements also apply.
Eligibility Requirements
Recovery Support providers that participated in the Access to Recovery 4 (ATR4). Services are to be reported using the electronic voucher system.

To be eligible for funding under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) the applicant must be:
1. in good standing with the Illinois Secretary of State Vendor Registry;
2. in good standing with all State and federal tax entities;
3. certified as a vendor with the Illinois Office of the Comptroller;
4. currently licensed by IDHS/DASA for all services and sites where funding is requested; and
5. registered as a provider in the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Grantee Portal.
GATA Grantee Portal Registration
An applicant may apply for funding but will not be eligible for an award until the applicant has pre-qualified through the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Grantee Portal, www.grants.illinois.gov. During pre-qualification, Dun and Bradstreet verifications are performed including a check of Debarred and Suspended status and good standing with the Secretary of State. The pre-qualification process also includes a financial and administrative risk assessment utilizing an Internal Controls Questionnaire. If applicable, the applicant will be notified that it is ineligible for award as a result of the Dun and Bradstreet verification. The applicant will be informed of corrective action needed to become eligible for a grant award.
Each applicant (unless the applicant is an individual or federal or state awarding agency that is exempt from 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 also required to:
1. Be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) before submitting the application. If needed, the link for SAM registration is: https://governmentcontractregistration.com/sam-registration.asp;
2. Provide a valid number from the Dun and Bradstreet Universal Numbering System (DUNS) in the application; and
3. continue to maintain an active SAM registration with current information at all times during which it has an active Federal, Federal pass-through or State award or an application or plan under consideration by a Federal or State awarding agency.
A Federal pass-through or State award cannot be made until the applicant has complied with all applicable DUNS and SAM requirements. If an applicant has not fully complied with the requirements by the time the State awarding agency is ready to make a Federal pass-through or State award, the State awarding agency may determine that the applicant is not qualified and use that determination as a basis for making a Federal pass-through or State award to another applicant.
Failure to meet any of the criteria for eligibility by the time of the application deadline will result in the State awarding agency returning the application without review or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude the State awarding agency from making a State award.

Project Eligibility
Applicants must be licensed by IDHS/DASA, as specified in 77 Ill. Adm. Code, Part 2060, for any proposed substance-related disorder treatment service PRIOR to submitting an application.
Applicants must attach an IDHS/DASA pre-approved project plan with the funding application when the only request for funding is for a specialized recovery support or outreach services that will be delivered as Community Intervention.
Non Discrimination Requirements
The applicant must comply with all applicable provisions of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to nondiscrimination, sexual harassment and equal employment opportunity including, but not limited to: The Illinois Human Rights Act (775 ILCS 5/1-101 et seq.), The Public Works Employment Discrimination Act (775 ILCS 10/1 et seq.), The United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended) (42 USC 2000a-and 2000H-6), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC 794), The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 USC 12101 et seq.), and The Age Discrimination Act (42 USC 6101 et seq.)
Service Delivery/Documentation/Post-Payment Audit
All recovery support and/or community services require individual service documentation notes. Any intervention service that cannot be individually documented shall be documented in activity/staff activity logs and notes.
All reimbursed services are subject to IDHS/DASA post-payment audit at least annually or upon request. Any reimbursed service that cannot be verified or reconciled with applicable billing reports may result in recoupment.
Any applicant, who meets or exceeds the IDHS State funding threshold, shall submit an annual audit. Applicants who are under this established threshold are required to have an annual financial statement on file.
Funding Restrictions/Contract Conditions
Pre-award costs are not reimbursable.
Each applicant may submit only one application for new funding for each notice of funding opportunity.
Each applicant must agree to adhere to conditions outlined in the following documents:
DASA Contractual Policy Manual - http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29747
Grant Agreement - http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29741
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Submission of Uniform Grant Application and Grant Fixed Rate Budget entered in to the CSA Tracking System.
Assistance Consideration
Statutory Formula: Title XIX , Part B, Subpart II and III, Public Law 106-310.
This program has no matching requirements.

This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. Under 42 USC 300x-30, States expenditure for authorized activities at a level that is not less than the average level of such expenditures maintained by the State for the 2-year period preceding the fiscal year for which the State is applying for the grant.
Post Assistance Requirements

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


Each Applicant must maintain records which are consistent with their State laws and requirements.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
45 CFR Part 96; also portions of the 2 CFR Part 200/45 CFR Part 75
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2018 : $1,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
43CYC03549-43CYC03549CHICAGO RECOVERING COMMUNITIES COALITION07/01/201906/30/2020211,150
43CYC03477-43CYC03477Family Guidance Centers, Inc.07/01/201906/30/2020120,339