Access to Justice
CSFA Number: 444-80-2219
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Contact
Karrie Rueter
217-557-2943
DHS.YouthServicesInfo@illinois.gov
Short Description
Provision of legal assistance to immigrants and ex-offenders.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Law, Justice, and Legal Services
Objectives and Goals
Ensure access to legal representation in cases of immigration and other civil and criminal proceedings.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Statewide program for legal assistance and wrap-around services.
Eligibility Requirements
Community-based service providers with experiences working with the target populations as well as legal services
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Grant award will be issued to The Resurrection Project and the West Side Justice Center to serve as prime grantees. Additional sub-awardees will be identified through an open competitive process.
Assistance Consideration
TBD
Post Assistance Requirements
TBD
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
GATA and legal assistance program practices.
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYP05389-FCSYP05389THE RESURRECTION PROJECT07/01/201906/30/20205,000,000
FCSYP05390-FCSYP05390THE WESTSIDE JUSTICE CENTER07/01/201906/30/20205,000,000