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Illinois Rural Youth Services Enhanced

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Illinois Department of Human Services
Jun 24, 2024

The Rural Youth Services Enhanced (RYSE) Program provides funding to increase access to mental health and social services for youth who are involved or at-risk of being involved in the juvenile justice system in 5 rural counties in Illinois.

Funds may be used for 1 or more of the following strategies to increase mental health services:

  • Directly provide mental health and social services to youth and their families
  • Provide linkages to existing mental health and social services
  • Provide technology to youth and their families to participate in telehealth and virtual services
  • Provide transportation services to youth and their families to attend mental and social service appointments

Eligible applicants are units of local government or nonprofit community-based organizations in Illinois. Services must target youth and families in at least 1 of the following counties: Alexander, Hardin, Pulaski, Gallatin, and Saline.

Geographic coverage
Alexander, Hardin, Pulaski, Gallatin and Saline counties in Illinois
Amount of funding

Average award: $125,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 3
Estimated total program funding: $375,000

Application process

Additional guidance, application instructions, and required forms are available on the program website.

Email the completed application in a single PDF file to

Tagged as
Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Families · Human services · Mental health · Networking and collaboration · Telehealth · Transportation · Illinois

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