418-00-1342 Multi-Year NOFO Renewal
Federal Or Federal Pass Through, State
June 30, 2024
County governments, City or township governments
Only current FY23 awardees are eligible.
This program funds grants focused on improving permanency planning and achievement for DCFS involved youth through several distinct projects/initiatives, including:
Grants that provide assessment for “Standard Placement Cases” and “Add- On Placement Cases." These cases receive an assessment with the assistance of a specialized program staff. When requested and with the approval of the IA Administrator, the program may also serve intact disruption and intact family cases.
Grants that support data collection efforts for a variety of Department needs related to permanency planning.
Grants that provide funding to support the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Education and Evaluation (MPEEC) hospitals in their mission to identify, evaluate and provide care to children at their respective hospitals who are identified for concerns for all forms of child maltreatment. Each site responds to their communities’ needs including all forms of child maltreatment such as medical neglect, failure to thrive, all serious harms, sexual abuse and the spectrum of fabricated caregiver illness and medical child abuse. The services include identification, comprehensive medically directed comprehensive coordinated subspecialty evaluation, formal consultation, formal collaboration with DCFS and law enforcement and expert medical testimony in criminal, juvenile and administrative courts.