Healthy Families Illinois
CSFA Number: 444-80-0660
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
DFCS
Agency Contact
Chuck Dooley
312.793.1476
Charles.Dooley@illinois.gov
Short Description
This program was competitively bid for FY2020. It is anticipated that current programs who maintain successful outcomes will be renewed in FY2021 and FY2022.
The Healthy Families Illinois program provides intensive home-visitation services to new and expectant families with identified risk factors for child maltreatment whose income is less than or equal to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Parents are recruited prenatally or within two weeks of birth and provided home visits lasting at least sixty minutes. During each home visit, parents are provided strength-based comprehensive services that reduce the parents’ risk for child maltreatment by enhancing parenting skills, encouraging healthy growth and development, and improving family functioning. Services are implemented according to the national standards established by Healthy Families America.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Health
Objectives and Goals
Provide intensive home-visitation services to new and expectant families, with identified
risk factors for child maltreatment and whose income is less than or equal to 200% of the
Federal Poverty Level. Recruit parents prenatally or within two weeks of birth, provide
home visits lasting at least sixty minutes. During each home visit, provide
strength-based comprehensive services that reduce the parents risk for child maltreatment
by enhancing parenting skills, encouraging healthy growth and development, and improving
family functioning. Implement services according to the national standards established by Healthy Families America.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Funding for this program is used to provide intensive home-visitation services to new and expectant families, with identified risk factors for child maltreatment and whose income is less than or equal to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations; Government Organizations;
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $21,479,278
FY 2018 : $7,491,790
FY 2019 : $8,165,740
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17-444-80-0660-01$75268 - $47164405/16/2016 - 06/06/2016 : 12:00pm
Details18-444-80-0660-01Not Applicable03/23/2017 - 04/28/2017 : 5:00 pm
Details444-80-0660-02Not Applicable10/03/2017 - 10/31/2017 : 5:00 pm
Details20-444-80-0600-01$80000 - $60000004/09/2019 - 05/09/2019 : 5:00 pm
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYS00713-FCSYS00713SHAWNEE HEALTH SERVICE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION07/01/201906/30/2020506,622
FCSYS00703-FCSYS00703Metropolitan Family Services07/01/201906/30/2020482,500
FCSYS00693-FCSYS00693HENRY BOOTH HOUSE07/01/201906/30/2020476,100
FCSYS00714-FCSYS00714SHELTER, INC.07/01/201906/30/2020400,000
FCSYS04795-FCSYS04795THE BABY FOLD07/01/201906/30/2020389,000