Comprehensive Community Based Youth Services (24-444-80-0710)

Comprehensive Community Based Youth Services (CCBYS)

FY24 Continuation Application CSFA #444-80-0710-01
Refer to the Continuation Application for Due Date

  1. Program Description
    The goals of the CCBYS program are to increase family reunification; preserve and stabilize families; and to divert or minimize involvement in the child welfare and/or juvenile justice systems. DHS funds a network of community based organizations to provide Statewide 24/7 crisis intervention services to youth as required by state law to ensure that all youth in crisis (runaways, lock-outs, youth beyond the control of their parents and in immediate physical danger) and other youth in high-risk situations, and their families when appropriate, receive necessary services to ensure their safety, with a goal family preservation, reunification and/or family stabilization, or independence, dependent upon the youth's needs. Any youth at risk an involvement with the child welfare or Juvenile Justice systems may be eligible for program service
  2. FY24 Continuation Application
    Current Providers will receive a continuation application packet via email. Providers may request additional copies of the continuation application by sending an email to
    1. This continuation application is for Fiscal Year 2024 funding for Comprehensive Community Based Youth Services (CCBYS) (CSFA #444-80-0710-01)
      1. Eligibility is limited to current Comprehensive Community Based Youth Services providers funded under CSFA# 23-444-80-0710-01.
      2. Each applicant must be registered in the Illinois GATA Grantee Portal and must continue to be GATA Prequalified.
      3. Applicant organizations must complete the FY24 ICQ before an award can be made. (Accessed through the Grantee Portal.) If the FY24 ICQ is not available in the Grantee Portal prior to the application due date, grantees should submit their application without the ICQ and will be notified when it becomes available.
      4. Applicant organizations must submit a complete FY24 Application Packet by the due date listed in the continuation application to Include "CSFA# 444-80-0710-01" on the subject line.
    2. A complete application packet includes:
      1. Uniform Application for Grant Assistance (pdf)
      2. Application Summary Page and Program Narrative UPDATE
      3. FY24 Budget must be entered into CSA by application due date
    3. The Office of Community and Positive Youth Development reserves the right to request additional information from the applicant to assist in FY24 funding and programmatic decisions.