Regions Special Mental Health Services (510-NAMI)
CSFA Number: 444-22-1709
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
DMH
Agency Contact
Barb Roberson
217-557-5876
barb.roberson@illinois.gov
Short Description
– Scope of Services
This Provider will improve the lives of Illinois’ individuals and families who are challenged by mental illnesses. In collaboration with NAMI National, Illinois affiliates and other like-minded partners, NAMI Illinois will increase public awareness and understanding of mental illness through training, education and peer-support services.
Deliverables
The Provider will:
1. Develop the capacity of affiliates to engage in and deliver programs and services that fight the stigma of mental illnesses and encourage factual understanding of brain disorders. Ensure each affiliate has the capacity to conduct – or partner with – other affiliates to offer NAMI trained, peer-led training and educational presentations for families, persons with mental illness and professionals, including:
a. Family-to-Family
b. NAMI Basics
c. NAMI Peer-to-Peer
d. NAMI Homefront
e. de Familia a Familia
f. In Our Own Voice
g. Ending the Silence
h. Offer an annual educational conference for NAMI members. Submit Conference Program and Evaluation report.
2. Begin to geo-map all programs and support groups throughout Illinois as a baseline document showing access to program services and supports
3. Work with communities throughout Illinois to identify and document the local needs of persons with mental illness and their families; teach them to advocate with community care providers for evidence-based programs and services that meet identified needs.
4. Create and implement a recovery-oriented media strategy that works to reduce stigma and help Illinoisans understand the importance of good mental health. Submit copies of media coverage and interview links.
5. Conduct Support Groups
a. NAMI Family Support Groups for family members, partners and friends of individuals living with mental illnesses.
b. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups for individuals living with mental health conditions, using trained peer-leaders.
6. Emphasize recovery initiatives throughout all program development and ensure that individuals in recovery have opportunities to advance in greater leadership roles.

Reporting Requirements:
1. Financial Report in accordance with Exhibit C.
2. Performance Report in accordance with Exhibit E.

Payment
Reference the Uniform Grant Agreement, Article IV Payment, Section 4.2 Return of Grant Funds and 4.3 Cash Management Improvement Act of 1990. Payment will be issued monthly and reconciled with reported allowable expenses. Grantee shall submit a quarterly Periodic Financial Report (GOMBGATU-4002 (N-08-17)) to the appropriate email address below no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1. Reported expenses should be consistent with the approved annual grant budget. Any expenditure variances require prior Grantor approval in accordance with Article VI of the Uniform Grant Agreement to be reimbursable.

PFR Email Address for General Grants:
DHS.DMHQuarterlyReports@illinois.gov

PFR Email Address for Williams Consent Decree: DHS.DMHWilliamsInvoices@Illinois.gov

PFR Email Address for Colbert Consent Decree:
DHS.Colbert.Invoices@illinois.gov


DMH reporting templates and detailed instructions for submitting reports can be found in the Provider section of the DHS website.



Performance Measures
The Grantee shall submit quarterly Periodic Performance Report (GOMBGATU-4001 (N-08-17)) and the Periodic Performance Report Template by Program (PRTP) to the appropriate email address below no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1. Reporting templates and instructions for submitting reports can be found in the Provider section of the DHS website.

PPR and PPRT Email Address for All Grants:
DHS.DMHQuarterlyReports@illinois.gov

The following are included in the reporting template for NAMI Signature Education Programs, Support Programs, Presentations, Conference and Statistical Summary, as shown on the DMH Program Performance Report Template (PRTP):

1. Number of affiliates Beginning of Contract Term
2. Number of active affiliates during report period
3. Number of State Trainers added by affiliates During Report Period
4. Number of presentations/ trainings/ meetings held in Region 1 (Cook County)
5. Number of counties where presentations/ trainings/ meetings took place in Region 2
6. Number of presentations/ trainings/ meetings held in Region 2
7. Number of counties where presentations/ trainings/ meetings took place in Region 3
8. Number of presentations/ trainings/ meetings held in Region 3
9. Number of counties where presentations/ trainings/ meetings took place in Region 4
10. Number of presentations/ trainings/ meetings held in Region 4
11. Number of counties where presentations/ trainings/ meetings took place in Region 5
12. Number of presentations/ trainings/ meetings held in Region 5
13. Number of Counties added since July 1, where presentations/ trainings/ meetings took place
14. Total Number of People Enrolled in Training Events During Report Period
15. Total Number of Members
Performance Standards
1. 80% or more of NAMI Affiliates held presentations/ trainings/ meetings during period
2. 30% or more Counties had Education Programs Taught During the Report Period
3. 12 or more Family-to-Family Education Programs were Taught During the Report Period
4. 4 or more NAMI Basics Education Programs Taught During the Report Period
5. 4 or more NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Programs Taught During the Report Period
6. 1 or more NAMI Homefront Education Program(s) Taught During the Report Period
7. 1 or more de Familia a Familia Education Program(s) Taught During the Report Period
8. 125 or more Family Support Group Support Programs Taught During the Report Period
9. 140 or more NAMI Connections Support Programs Taught During the Report Period
10. 180 or more People Enrolled in Family-to-Family Education Programs During the Report Period
11. 56 or more People Enrolled in NAMI Basics Education Programs During the Report Period
12. 96 or more People Enrolled in NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Programs During the Report Period
13. 12 or more People Enrolled in NAMI Homefront Education Program During the Report Period
14. 15 or more People Enrolled in de Familia a Familia Education Program During the Report Period
15. 1,500 or more People Enrolled in Family Support Group Support Programs During the Report Period
16. 1,960 or more People Enrolled in NAMI Connections Support Programs During the Report Period
17. 2,700 or more Ending the Silence Participants During the Report Period
18. 525 or more In Our Own Voice Participants During the Report Period
19. 40% of Illinois Counties served by NAMI
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Health
Objectives and Goals
The Provider will:
1. Develop the capacity of affiliates to engage in and deliver programs and services that fight the stigma of mental illnesses and encourage factual understanding of brain disorders. Ensure each affiliate has the capacity to conduct – or partner with – other affiliates to offer NAMI trained, peer-led training and educational presentations for families, persons with mental illness and professionals, including:
a. Family-to-Family
b. NAMI Basics
c. NAMI Peer-to-Peer
d. NAMI Homefront
e. de Familia a Familia
f. In Our Own Voice
g. Ending the Silence
h. Offer an annual educational conference for NAMI members. Submit Conference Program and Evaluation report.
2. Begin to geo-map all programs and support groups throughout Illinois as a baseline document showing access to program services and supports
3. Work with communities throughout Illinois to identify and document the local needs of persons with mental illness and their families; teach them to advocate with community care providers for evidence-based programs and services that meet identified needs.
4. Create and implement a recovery-oriented media strategy that works to reduce stigma and help Illinoisans understand the importance of good mental health. Submit copies of media coverage and interview links.
5. Conduct Support Groups
a. NAMI Family Support Groups for family members, partners and friends of individuals living with mental illnesses.
b. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups for individuals living with mental health conditions, using trained peer-leaders.
6. Emphasize recovery initiatives throughout all program development and ensure that individuals in recovery have opportunities to advance in greater leadership roles.

Reporting Requirements:
1. Financial Report in accordance with Exhibit C.
2. Performance Report in accordance with Exhibit E.
Types of Assistance
Direct Payments for Specific Use
Eligibility Requirements
Grantees delivering community services to consumers and receiving funding under this grant must be: Certified under 59 Ill. Admin. Code 132, and Enrolled with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Grantees must serve Children, Youth, and Adults with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Children with a Serious Emotional Disorder (SED). The program shall be available to all persons who experience a mental health crisis in Illinois. Subject to the requirement that the Department of Human Services/Division of Mental Health (DHS/DMH) is the payer of last resort and that other potential reimbursement, including Medicaid, Medicare, insurance or self-pay, is billed to defray the cost of maintaining capacity for crisis services. Entity authentication - This validates the registrant's relationship to the specified organization by utilizing this link: https://cmspublic.illinois.gov/accounts A personal or business email address is required to establish an account. This authentication verifies the relationship between an individual and the organization they represent. This is performed once for each individual associated with a registration. An entity may not apply for a grant until the entity has registered and pre-qualified through the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) website, www.grants.illinois.gov, Grantee Links tab. Registration and pre-qualification are required annually. During pre-qualification, verifications are performed including a check of federal Debarred and Suspended and status on the Illinois Stop Payment List. An automated email notification to the entity alerts the entity of "qualified" status or informs them how to remediate a negative verification (e.g., inactive DUNS, not in good standing with the Secretary of State). A federal Debarred and Suspended status cannot be remediated.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
made.
1. Complete and submit a Grant Application to DHS.GrantApp@illinois.gov. Each application must be sent in a separate email. Links are provided under the "GA" column at http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=120031. Page 1 of the applications are pre-populated.
a. The subject line of the email MUST state:
i. Provider Organization Name
ii. CSFA Number (444-22-XXXX)
iii. Contact Name (Barb Roberson)
2. Complete and submit the Fiscal and Administrative Risk Assessment, also known as the ICQ, (short for Internal Control Questionnaire). This is done only once per entity per fiscal year via the GATA Grantee Portal https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/GATA/Pages/default.aspx. While it does not have to be completed prior to submitting the application, this step must be done before an applicant or their application can be considered for an award.
3. Complete and Submit the Programmatic Risk Assessment (PRA) for each grant opportunity. Links are provided under the "PRA" column below;
4. Complete and submit the FY 2021 Uniform Grant Budget in the IDHS CSA Tracking System (http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=61069);
Assistance Consideration
Serves as Maintenance of Effort to the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Community Mental Health Block Grant.
Post Assistance Requirements
Reporting Requirements
1. Financial Report in accordance with Payments
2. Performance Report in accordance with Performance Measures.
DMH reporting templates and detailed instructions for submitting reports can be found in the Provider section of the IDHS website at http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=95429. FY21 reports will be uploaded prior to the due date of the first report.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Title 59: Mental Health of the Administrative Code
DHS/DMH Attachment B
DHS/DMH Program Manual
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $180,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
45CYB03988-45CYB03988NAMI OF ILLINOIS07/01/201906/30/2020180,000