Supportive Housing Program
CSFA Number: 444-80-0658
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
DFCS
Agency Contact
Angela Campo
217/524-5975
Angela.Campo@illinois.gov
Short Description
Scope of Services
The Supportive Housing Program will deliver supportive services to low-income persons residing in permanent housing units, who are formerly homeless or at risk of becoming homeless; or to homeless persons residing in transitional facilities who are prepared to move into permanent housing as specified in the provider’s program plan. The Provider must provide case management, advocacy, and counseling.
The Supportive Housing Program Provider will adhere to requirements outlined in the Supportive Housing Statute, which is located at: 305 ILCS 5/12-4.5.

Deliverables

1. All participants are to be provided with case management services, counseling services and advocacy services with-in five days of admittance to the program. All participants must have documented access, when applicable, to other supportive services.
2. All participants will have a service plan developed for implementation within the first week of admittance to the program. The individual service plan must detail monthly outcomes as well as ongoing goals to be accomplished by the participant(s) with the assistance of the Provider.
3. All participants will have access to case management services outside of normal business hours of operation including, but not limited to, evening case management service hours.
4. All participants will have a completed intake and assessment done upon entry into the program. The Provider must submit all intake and assessment forms to IDHS annually for approval.
5. All progress and supportive services for participants will be tracked and progress reported within each participants case file that includes, at a minimum, a record of the participants supportive services, case management, progress, and benefit assistance.
6. The Provider will have a community outreach plan which includes a detailed description for notifying the community of the program, hours of operation, and admittance/eligibility requirements into the program(s) they administer for IDHS. This plan may include outreach to the other community service agencies, the local FCRC, and other outreach entities. IDHS must be advised of any publication and distribution of flyers, printed materials and brochures that are part of the IDHS funded program(s).
7. The Provider will have a written agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for referrals to other social service agencies. The MOU must include a description:
a. of the types of service(s) to be provided;
b. detailing how referrals will be handled by each entity; and
c. of any follow-up actions.
8. The Provider will have a referral process that assists program participants with enrollment into public benefit programs such as TANF, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps), All Kids, medical and disability assistance, as well as other resources that address the needs of the program participants.
9. The Provider will have the ability to down-load the IDHS SNAP application and distribute it to eligible households.
10. The Provider will accurately report outcomes and submit reports to IDHS within the designated time frames utilizing the web-based reporting system.
11. The Provider will submit data as requested to fulfill IDHS performance requirements



Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Housing
Enabling Legislation
The Supportive Housing Program Provider will adhere to requirements outlined in the Supportive Housing Statute, which is located at: 305 ILCS 5/12-4.5.
Objectives and Goals
The goal of the Supportive Housing Program is to provide the necessary supportive services to low-income homeless individuals and families that will assist them to live in community based housing. The program requires the provision of community-based transitional or permanent housing (funded from other sources). The supportive services are delivered to the residents in the transitional or permanent housing that will enable them to continue to live as independently as possible.

Types of Assistance
Non-competitive
Uses and Restrictions
Supportive Service/Case Management Services
Eligibility Requirements
The Supportive Housing Provider will deliver supportive services to low-income persons residing in permanent housing units, who are formerly homeless or at risk of becoming homeless; or to homeless persons residing in transitional facilities who are prepared to move into permanent housing as specified in the provider’s program plan. The Provider must provide case management, advocacy, and counseling.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Providers required to submit an Annual Funding Plan.
Assistance Consideration
N/A
Post Assistance Requirements
N/A
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
N/A
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2016 : $7,382,500
FY 2017 : $14,347,100
FY 2018 : $16,140,400
FY 2019 : $15,671,413
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17-444-80-0658-01Not Applicable05/16/2016 - 06/06/2016 : 12:00pm
Details19-444-80-0658-01Not Applicable02/15/2018 - 03/15/2018 : 5:00PM
Details20-444-80-0658-01Not Applicable03/04/2019 - 04/02/2019 : 12:00PM
Details20-444-80-0658-02$0 - $007/18/2019 - 08/19/2019 : 11:00AM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYH00372-FCSYH00372HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR07/01/201906/30/20201,064,968
FCSYH04051-FCSYH04051THE SALVATION ARMY07/01/201906/30/2020697,540
FCSYH00348-FCSYH00348CONNECTIONS FOR THE HOMELESS07/01/201906/30/2020675,805
FCSYH00368-FCSYH00368HEARTLAND HUMAN CARE SERVICES, INC. DBA TIA CHICAG07/01/201906/30/2020672,936
FCSYH00227-FCSYH00227CHICAGO HOUSE07/01/201906/30/2020664,204