Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
CSFA Number: 444-80-0654
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
DFCS
Agency Contact
Teresa Tudor
217/558-6192
teresa.tudor@illinois.gov
Short Description
Through statewide prevention education and direct services to survivors, the Illinois Department of Human Services Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program reduces the incidence of rape and other forms of sexual assault and ensures that survivors of sexual assault have access to appropriate crisis intervention, supportive services, advocacy, counseling and medical care.
For this program, the Department funds a statewide network of community-based Rape Crisis Centers and the Centers provide prevention education in their communities and comprehensive direct services to survivors of sexual assault and their significant others. Grantee serves as the Department’s prime contractor and administers the grant program by subawarding program funds to local Rape Crisis Centers located throughout the state. The following services are provided: direct crisis intervention through a 24-hour-a-day sexual assault crisis hotline, advocacy through support services to sexual assault victims by trained staff or trained volunteers during the medical examination, police investigation and/or court proceedings, individual and/or group supportive counseling for victims and their families, information dissemination, training of professionals and paraprofessionals, community education, and referrals to social service agencies, private therapists, physicians, etc.
Subject Area
Healthcare
Program Function
Health
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $9,172,401
FY 2018 : $6,721,100
FY 2019 : $7,216,100
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17-444-80-0654-01$145179 - $672110005/16/2016 - 06/06/2016 : 12:00pm
Details20-444-80-6054-01Not Applicable03/11/2019 - 04/10/2019 : 5:00 PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYT00867-FCSYT00867ILLINOIS COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT07/01/201906/30/20208,359,700