TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER IV: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER h: MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAMS
PART 886 CENTERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING
SECTION 886.50 APPLICATIONS FOR FIRST-TIME FUNDING FROM DHS FOR CENTERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING


 

Section 886.50  Applications for First-time Funding from DHS for Centers for Independent Living

 

When making application for funding from DHS, the CIL must provide documentation which demonstrates:

 

a)         a broad-based support from individuals with disabilities and consumer groups within the community(ies) the CIL will serve;

 

b)         that the CIL is operated with consumer control, as defined in Section 886.20(c) of this Part;

 

c)         that the CIL has a broad understanding of existing community resources and the needs for additional resources in the community(ies) it serves;

 

d)         adequate knowledge, skill, and resources to provide at least the Independent Living Core Services, as described in Section 886.20(f) of this Part;

 

e)         involvement of the CIL in the community(ies) with such groups as city council, county board, and other political sub-units;

 

f)         compliance with all provisions for physical and programmatic accessibility of the CIL as required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794), Non-discrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs and Activities Receiving or Benefitting from Federal Financial Assistance (34 CFR 104), the Illinois Human Rights Act [775 ILCS 5], the Illinois Accessibility Code (71 Ill. Adm. Code 400), the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101), and any other appropriate State or federal law or regulation;

 

g)         the ability to provide Independent Living Services as described in Section 886.20(g) of this Part; and

 

h)         any other provision regarding the operation of a CIL as required by DHS, or State or federal law or regulation.