Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0143    Version: 1 Name: CAC CESF Grant
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/21/2022 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/8/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an amendment for a six-month extension for the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant awarded by the Children's Advocacy Center of Illinois to the Lake County Children's Advocacy Center (LCCAC), including an emergency appropriation of $38,121 in federal funds.
Attachments: 1. CESF Award Increase Notification Letter - Lake 1-6-2021, 2. Grant Accounting Spreadsheet to FAS - CACI CESF Grant Extenion to 06-30-22
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Joint resolution authorizing an amendment for a six-month extension for the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant awarded by the Children's Advocacy Center of Illinois to the Lake County Children's Advocacy Center (LCCAC), including an emergency appropriation of $38,121 in federal funds.

Staff Summary
* This CESF grant extension will enable continuation and expansion of LCCAC programs which address the needs of children who have experienced sexual/physical abuse in Lake County. Last year,14,210 children were served in the State of Illinois by Children's Advocacy Centers. Between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021, 2,772 of those clients were served at the LCCAC.
* The grant is administered through the Children's Advocacy Centers of Illinois for the performance period of October 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022 and is a continuation of the previous funding.
* Through this funding, the LCCAC will be able to support their current programming by assisting their Multi-Disciplinary partners with Spanish speaking Forensic Interviews, advocating for clients, and creating materials to distribute and educate the families being` served. The funding will help support the current Victim Advocate and allow us to expand on our community outreach by being able to purchase computers, software, and contractually hire a Communications assistant to create client materials.
* The additional funding of $38,121 will be used to purchase USB drives, marketing supplies, equipment, an outdoor storage shed, miscellaneous supplies and a portion of the salary and benefits for the Spanish speaking LCCAC Victim Advocate for the period of January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022. No county funds are required.

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WHEREAS, the Children's Advocacy Center of Illinois announced a six-month extension and funding increase of $38,121 for the continuation of the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant which will provide victim services and assistance wi...

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