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File #: 19-0390    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Victims of Crime Act: Law Enforcement, Prosecution, and County Vicitm Assistance Program
Type: Grant Award Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 11/26/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 12/12/2018 Final action: 12/12/2018
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Cook County State's Attorney's Office Grantee: Cook County State's Attorney's Office Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Authorization to Extend and Increase Purpose: The grant will provide funding for a total of 21 victim specialists. Supplemental Grant Amount: $737,189.00 Grant Period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 Extension Period: 1/1/2019 - 6/30/2019 Fiscal Impact: $175,516.00 Accounts: 11100.1250.14245- Grant Match Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: N/A Previous Grant Amount: $1,500,000.00 Concurrences: DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR BUDGET ATS REVIEW USE ONLY Summary: Requesting authorization to accept a supplemental grant award in the amount of $737,189.00 and a program extension from 1/1/2019 to 6/30/2019 from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for the Law Enforcement Prosecutor Based Victim Assistance Program. The grant will provide funding for a tota...
Indexes: KIMBERLY M. FOXX, Cook County State's Attorney

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT

 

Department:  Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

 

Grantee:  Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

 

Grantor:  Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

 

Request:  Authorization to Extend and Increase

 

Purpose:  The grant will provide funding for a total of 21 victim specialists.

 

Supplemental Grant Amount:  $737,189.00

 

Grant Period:  1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 

 

Extension Period:  1/1/2019 - 6/30/2019 

 

Fiscal Impact:  $175,516.00

 

Accounts:  11100.1250.14245- Grant Match

 

Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant:  N/A

 

Previous Grant Amount:  $1,500,000.00

 

Concurrences:

DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR BUDGET ATS REVIEW USE ONLY

 

Summary:  Requesting authorization to accept a supplemental grant award in the amount of $737,189.00 and a program extension from 1/1/2019 to 6/30/2019 from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for the Law Enforcement Prosecutor Based Victim Assistance Program. The grant will provide funding for a total of 21 victim specialists. All grant-funded Victim Specialists provide services to all crime victims throughout Cook County. After case assignment, Specialists make an initial assessment of the needs of each case, Specialists engage in case assessment and planning, conduct case planning, provide case status information and direct service to victims.  Victim Specialists accompany victims to court and make phone, e-mail, and letter notifications to victims who do not. Specialists arrange meetings between victims and Assistant State’s Attorneys. Specialists assist victims with writing and presenting victim impact statements.  Specialists provide written literature regarding the many post-conviction options. Whether or not a victim participates in the prosecution of a case, Specialists provide them a full service array.

 

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