Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
FFY 2011 Annual Progress and Services Report
3) DCFS Guardians will be able to coordinate with other divisions and state
agencies to make plans for wards; POS agencies will be able to contact the
division to receive consents for wards on their caseloads.
B. Staffing Plan
Placement and Permanency Division
1) Executive Staff – Each manger in the Placement and Permanency Division
as well as foster care licensing supervisors statewide will be on duty.
2) Other Staff – Bargaining unit staff will be called into work as directed by the
Governor’s Office or to maintain any critical functions that cannot be
covered by management.
Field Operations Division
1) Executive staff – Executive Staff will report to assigned offices if possible.
Otherwise a pre-determined DCFS alternative site will become their
headquarters. Should those sites become unavailable, then other state agency
sites, public offices of city or county will be considered along with schools
libraries and churches in the vicinity will be considered as headquarters. A
skeleton staff of Administrators, managers and other essential staff will be
determined with the authorization of the Director or Deputy. Those
identified as essential staff will be pre-determined and listed as designated
contact staff for local information about status. No office will be closed
without expressed consent from the Deputy Director of Field Operations.
2) Regional staff will follow the site selection in II.B.1 above
3) Other staff including Interstate, Child and Youth Investment Team
(CAYIT), Local Area Network (LANS) /Resources, Adoptions, Child
Location and Support Unit (CLSU), MAP and Foster Parent Reimbursement
will also follow the housing pattern mentioned in II.B.1 above. This also
applies to clerical support staff of all the specialty units, regional and site
Child Protection Services Division
1) Executive Staff – Executive Staff will report to the re-location sites. If the
designated relocation sites become unavailable, other state primary and
secondary agencies sites, local Police Departments, Public city and County
offices, schools, libraries and churches may be used as re-location sites.
2) Regional and Child Protection bargaining unit staff - These staff will be
deployed to the local re-location sites as directed by the Director and the
Governor’s office to maintain critical functions that can not be covered by
3) Guardian/Authorized Agents of the Guardian. Regional and Child
Protection staff is authorized agents thus will be able to provide
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