93.041 Special Programs for the Aging_Title VII, Chapter 3_Programs for Prevention of Elder Abuse
CSFA Number: 402-01-0024
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
618-40203-4400-2700
Agency Contact
Becky Dragoo
217-785-3361
Becky.Dragoo2@Illinois.Gov
Short Description
Responds to and investigates reports of elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of persons aged 60 and over who live in the community to work with the victims to stop abuse where it is substantiated, and to prevent further abuse from occurring.
Subject Area
Healthcare
Program Function
Health
Enabling Legislation
Older Americans Act, Title 7, Section 721.
Objectives and Goals
To support activities to develop, strengthen, and carry out programs for the prevention, detection, assessment, and treatment of, intervention in, investigation of, and response to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (including financial exploitation), including: (1) providing for public education and outreach to identify and prevent elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation; (2) providing for public education and outreach to promote financial literacy and prevent identity theft and financial exploitation of older individuals; (3) ensuring the coordination of services provided by area agencies on aging with services instituted under the State adult protection service program, State and local law enforcement systems, and courts of competent jurisdiction; (4) promoting the development of information and data systems, including elder abuse reporting systems, to quantify the extent of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in the State; (5) conducting analysis of State information concerning elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and identifying unmet service, enforcement, or intervention needs; (6) conducting training for individuals, professionals, and paraprofessionals, in relevant fields on the identification, prevention, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, with particular focus on prevention and enhancement of self determination and autonomy; (7) providing technical assistance to programs that provide or have the potential to provide services for victims of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and for family members of the victims; (8) conducting special and on going training for individuals involved in serving victims of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, on the topics of self determination, individual rights, State and Federal requirements concerning confidentiality, and other topics determined by a State agency to be appropriate; (9) promoting the development of an elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation system; (10) examining various types of shelters serving older individuals (in this paragraph referred to as safe havens), and testing various safe haven models for establishing safe havens (at home or elsewhere), that recognize autonomy and self-determination, and fully protect the due process rights of older individuals; and (11) supporting multidisciplinary elder justice activities.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Funds are awarded to State Agencies on Aging to develop and enhance comprehensive and coordinated programs for the prevention and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, consistent with relevant State law and coordinated with State adult protective service activities. A State plan covering 2, 3, or 4 years, with annual revisions as necessary, must be submitted for approval to the Assistant Secretary on Aging. Funds are used to develop, strengthen, and carry out activities for prevention and treatment of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Eligibility Requirements
Individuals 60 years of age and older, targeting those older individuals with the greatest social needs and those with the greatest economic needs.
Eligible Applicants
Individuals;
Application and Award Processing
The Administration for Community Living awards funds through a statutory formula to State Agencies on Aging after review and evaluation of submitted state plans.
Assistance Consideration
All States and U.S. Territories which have State Agencies on Aging designated by the governors.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are required. Submitted through the payment management system. No progress reports are required. SF-425. Through the appropriate Regional Office.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. In accordance with the provisions of Subpart F-Audit Requirements, under 45 CFR Part 75.500, nonfederal 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. Nonfederal 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 45 CFR Part 75.500.Records must be kept available for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure report.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
45 CFR 75 and 45 CFR 1321. To assist state efforts in developing comprehensive State Plans, the U.S. Administration on Aging provided technical support funding to the National Association of State Units on Aging to develop the TASC planning zone, which includes information on elder abuse prevention programming: http://nasua.org/tasc/
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2016 : $203,576
FY 2017 : $171,904
FY 2018 : $187,515
FY 2019 : $500,000
FY 2020 : $1,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
T72006WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AREA10/01/201909/30/202154,056
T72013AGEOPTIONS INC10/01/201909/30/202136,133
T71813AGEOPTIONS INC10/01/201809/30/202035,987
T72002NORTHEASTERN ILL AREA AGENCY10/01/201909/30/202130,248
T71802NORTHEASTERN ILL AREA AGENCY10/01/201809/30/202030,127