Home Visiting and Coordinated Intake Administrative Resources

Below you will find administrative resources for Illinois Department of Human Services-Division of Early Childhood Home Visiting (IDHS-DEC HV) providers.

Questions? Contact DHS.HomeVisiting@illinois.gov

Program Monitoring

IDHS-DEC HV programs periodically undergo periodic reviews.

  • IDHS performs risk-based site visits to review administrative/financial operations. This review is administered by Regional Administrative staff and Community Support Services Consultants in the IDHS Division of Family & Community Services. IDHS-DEC HV programs receive an email from IDHS with available dates to conduct monitoring reviews. Once a date is mutually agreed upon, a confirmation letter and the monitoring tool are sent.  For more information about the IDHS Fiscal Administrative Review, see IDHS: DHS Provider Assistance.
  • A home visiting program quality assessment is conducted by Chapin Hall staff. Click here for the IDHS-DEC HV Quality Assessment Steps and more information can be found here.
  • Periodic Program Reports are reviewed and monitored for compliance on an on-going basis by IDHS Home Visiting Monitors.

Questions about program monitoring can be directed to DHS.HomeVisiting@illinois.gov

DISCLAIMER

Currently, some of our policies and procedures listed below are listed as “MIECHV” or “GOECD”.  We are in the process of updating all of our policies and procedures to reflect IDHS DEC-BHV.  Please be assured that regardless of the title, all the policies and procedures listed are for all of our grantees (aka “LIA”) regardless of funding stream.  If you have any specific questions, please feel free to email us at DHSHome.Visiting@illinois.gov.

Required and Recommended Trainings 

Required Trainings and Training Logs for Specific Home Visiting Staff

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant Number X10MC43579 and Grant Number X10MC39684 in the total award amounts of $8,473,513 and $8,257,262, respectively, for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, and 0% financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the United States Government.