Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1251    Version: 1 Name: DHS Grant Increases $685K
Type: BOH - Agenda Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/11/2020 In control: Lake County Board of Health
On agenda: Final action: 9/23/2020
Title: Illinois Department of Human Services, $194,466 increase to existing Behavioral Health grant contracts, $110,000 in renewed grant funding for Outpatient Fitness Restoration and $381,196 in new grant funding for Transition Community Care and Support - Grant Approval - Johnson-Maurello
Attachments: 1. DHS Grant Increases $685K
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Illinois Department of Human Services, $194,466 increase to existing Behavioral Health grant contracts, $110,000 in renewed grant funding for Outpatient Fitness Restoration and $381,196 in new grant funding for Transition Community Care and Support - Grant Approval - Johnson-Maurello

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Illinois Department of Human Services has increased Behavioral Health grant funding for state fiscal year 2021 which runs from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (CHD/CHC) has received amendments for a total of six grants. Most of the appropriation will be used to offset existing salary and fringe benefits. The Crisis Staffing funds will fund two new Counselor II positions and cell phones.

Grant Name Amount
Mental Health Community Integrated Living Arrangements $7,098
Supervised Residential $6,665
Supported Residential $6,228
Crisis Residential $8,605
Crisis Staffing $163,313
Juvenile Justice $2,557
Total $194,466

LCHD/CHC has received renewed grant funding in the amount of $110,000 for the time period, July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. This will continue to provide outpatient mental health services and fitness education to non-dangerous defendants who are adjudicated unfit to stand trial. This will fund a new Senior Therapist position, program supplies, equipment and will offset existing salary and fringe benefits.

LCHD/CHC has received new grant funding in the amount of $381,196 for the time period, July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. This will provide necessary services and support for individuals transitioning from a State Operated Psychiatric Hospital (SOPH) to a lower level of care. The individuals served will include both uninsured/underinsured people as well as individuals who have Medicaid coverage. This will fund two new Counselor II positions, a Lead Counselor position, program supplies, client support, contractual services, equipment, indirect costs and will offset one existing salary and fringe benefits.

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