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File #: 16-3663    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Adult Redeploy Illinois
Type: Grant Acceptance Resolution (Highway) Status: Approved
File created: 6/3/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/29/2016 Final action: 6/29/2016
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Circuit Court of Cook County Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The Circuit Court Criminal Division's Adult Redeploy Illinois, Access to Community Treatment (ACT) Court seeks to help certain low-level criminal defendants suffering from substance abuse problems from becoming repeat offenders and being incarcerated. The ACT Court achieves this goal by linking participants with behavioral health, vocational, and educational treatment services from community-based sources. Grant Amount: $1,498,886.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant would continue funding from the State of Illinois Adult Rede...
Indexes: TIMOTHY C. EVANS, Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County

Grantee: Circuit Court of Cook County

Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Request: Authorization to accept grant

Purpose: The Circuit Court Criminal Division's Adult Redeploy Illinois, Access to Community Treatment (ACT) Court seeks to help certain low-level criminal defendants suffering from substance abuse problems from becoming repeat offenders and being incarcerated. The ACT Court achieves this goal by linking participants with behavioral health, vocational, and educational treatment services from community-based sources.

Grant Amount: $1,498,886.00

Grant Period: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017

Fiscal Impact: None

Accounts: N/A

Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

Summary: This grant would continue funding from the State of Illinois Adult Redeploy Illinois Program, through the Criminal Justice Information Authority, for two of the Circuit Court of Cook County's newest specialty courts: the Access to Community Treatment Court (ACT) and the Adult Redeploy Illinois (ARI) HOPE Program.

The ACT Court is a drug court probation program that operates in the Circuit Court Criminal Division. Its goal is to help certain nonviolent, felony criminal offenders suffering from substance abuse problems from becoming repeat offenders and being incarcerated. The program links participants with behavioral health, vocational, and educational treatment services from community-based sources. The court closely monitors participants' compliance with program protocols and provides encouragement for success through a range of rewards and sanctions. Incarceration is used as a last resort and for short periods. The annual service goal for the ACT Court is 170 participants.

The Circuit Court's ARI HOPE Court is a structured probation pr...

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