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File #: 19-3605    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority VOCA
Type: Grant Award Renewal Status: Approved
File created: 5/15/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/6/2019 Final action: 6/6/2019
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL 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 renew grant Purpose: The grant will provide funding for a total of 21 victim specialists to provide services to all crime victims throughout Cook County. Grant Amount: $2,250,000.00 Grant Period: 7/1/ 2019 - 12/31/2020 Fiscal Impact: $645,269.00 Accounts: 11100.1250.14245.580034 Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 12/19/2018 Most Recent Grant Amount: $737,189.00 Concurrences: Department of Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents and determined fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The grant will continue to 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 in...
Indexes: KIMBERLY M. FOXX, Cook County State's Attorney

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL

 

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 renew grant

 

Purpose: The grant will provide funding for a total of 21 victim specialists to provide services to all crime victims throughout Cook County.

 

Grant Amount:  $2,250,000.00

 

Grant Period:  7/1/ 2019 - 12/31/2020 

 

Fiscal Impact:  $645,269.00 

 

Accounts:  11100.1250.14245.580034

 

Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant:  12/19/2018

 

Most Recent Grant Amount:  $737,189.00

 

Concurrences:

Department of Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents and determined fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

 

Summary: The grant will continue to 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, and 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. Specialists assist victims with writing and presenting victim impact statements.

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