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IDHS Releases Home Visiting Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

Published: February 17, 2022

The Illinois Department of Human Services’ (IDHS) Division of Early Childhood (DEC) has announced their SFY23 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the IDHS-DEC Home Visiting Program (formerly known as Healthy Families Illinois or HFI). The NOFO is posted on the IDHS Grants webpage, under Early Childhood.

PDF versions of the NOFOs can be found on the GATA portal under the CSFA tab.

Note that starting in SFY23, there will be a single IDHS Home Visiting (HV) program that will be partly supported by MIECHV funds and partly supported by IDHS state home visiting funds. 

For the county-level community needs, demographic, and service data required for applicant narratives, see the Erikson Institute Risk and Reach Report and IECAM Regional Reports.

Interested applicants are required to send a non-binding Letter of Intent by Friday, March 4th.

For application FAQs, please attend the following webinar:

TA Session 2: FAQs: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 1pm Central Time

Use this Session 2 Link

Meeting Number/Access Code: 246 931 66982

Meeting Password: vAmshSjA833

This session will be recorded and the recording link will be posted to the NOFO webpage.

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