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statewide provider database and geomapping tools

Statewide Provider Database and Geomapping Tools

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services

spd training agenda
SPD Training Agenda

SPD background

Organization of information in SPD

SPD search methods

Geomapping feature

‘SPD Info’ supplemental site

Computer login and live practice searches

statewide provider database spd
Statewide Provider Database (SPD)

Online database with comprehensive information on social service agencies and programs throughout the state of Illinois

What is the SPD?

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Statewide Provider Database (SPD)

Staff throughout the DCFS system to identify and locate community based services for children and families.

Service providers throughout the state to locate community based services for their clients.

Who Uses the SPD?

spd goals
SPD Goals

Individual level: to facilitate access to and utilization of services by clients

Agency level: to assess gaps in resources and develop new resources in areas of local need

System level: to reduce inefficiencies and encourage collaboration of provision of services to the client population

background information
Background Information

Began as a pilot in Cook County as part of a project funded by the MacArthur Foundation in 2002

Expanded statewide, contracted by

DCFS in 2004

Launched for use by caseworkers in

March of 2008

spd contents
SPD Contents

Currently contains information on:

1,700 agencies across the state

4,100 programs

Over 23,000 services

Includes programs with and withoutDCFS contracts

Includes data on which state departments contract for services

spd login procedure
SPD Login Procedure

There are two ways to log into SPD:

1. Illinois Outcomes Website

You will then need to click on “Provider Database” and this will take you to the login screen.

2. D-NET

Click on ‘Resources’ tab, followed by Statewide Provider Database (SPD) to reach the login screen

Your username is your DCFS Illinois Outcomes ID

For password resets, please call the DCFS Help Desk

at 800-610-2089.

structure of spd
Structure of SPD

Program Types

Mental Health

Substance Abuse

Domestic Violence


Early Childhood


Health Clinics (in production)

  • Structure is Hierarchical
    • Agency
    • Locations
    • Programs
    • Services
methods for searching spd
Methods for Searching SPD

CANS-Recommended Services Report used only by DCFS workers with a DCFS client ID number

Manual Report to select service types and features in a specified location

Agency Reportto see all the programs and/or locations of a specific agency

Keyword Search to find information related to a specific topic or word (such as “Church” or “camp”)

cans recommended services report
CANS Recommended Services Report
  • The system will automatically generate a list of providers who offer needed services based on the child’s most recent CANS assessment and the child’s current address. This feature is for DCFS case workers only.
Manual Service Provider Report

The Manual Service Provider Report is the most common search method

Zipcode is the only required field

Program Types:

Mental Health

Substance Abuse


Early Childhood

Domestic Violence


special target populations
Special Target Populations


Developmentally Disabled

Early Childhood

Foster Care



Individuals with HIV/AIDS

Senior Citizens

Ex-Offender Re-entry

Juvenile Offenders

Military/Military Families

Physically Challenged/ Medically Complex

Sex Offenders

Teen Parents

Trauma Survivors

Victims of Human Trafficking

service types
Service Types

Anger Management


Art therapy

Case management

Crisis intervention



Drug testing

Educational Advocacy

Educational testing

Emergency Shelter

Family counseling

Financial Assistance


Gang awareness

GED preparation

Group counseling

Health education

HIV/AIDS counseling

Home Visiting

Individual counseling

Legal/Court Advocacy

Life/Independent Living Skills

Medication compliance

Medication management

Neuropsychological testing

  • Parenting assessment
  • Parenting skills training
  • Peer support group
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Psychological testing
  • Recreational Activities
  • Safety Planning
  • Services for parent/guardian
  • Sexual Abuse Evaluation
  • Vocational Assessment or training/Employment
manual search generate report
Manual Search: Generate Report

Click “Generate Report” when you are ready to see your Service Provider Match Report

program information
Program Information








Features addressing barriers to access

Staffing patterns & credentials

Use of evidence-based practices

  • Contact Information
  • Program Hours
  • Administrative Hours
  • Enrollment Capacity
  • Services Offered
community collaboration spd training
Community Collaboration SPD Training
  • Chicago Public Schools Social Workers
  • YMCA
  • Chicago Police Department Community Policing Unit
  • Kane County Learning Network
  • Youth 1st
  • Alternative Schools Network (mentors)
  • South Suburban Family Shelter
  • CDPH
  • Northwestern Legal Clinic
  • La Rabida
  • Family Focus - Nuestra Familia
  • LAN 79
  • Birth Parent Council Summit
  • Safety Networks
  • Cook County Probation
  • Department of Human Services
  • Child & Family Connections
  • Strengthening Families Illinois
  • AOK
geomapping for gap analysis
Geomapping for Gap Analysis

Addresses of youth in care and service provider locations are mapped – addresses converted to X/Y coordinates

Facilitates spatial analyses

Location where services are provided

Geographic catchment area

Data can be used to help influence policy decisions surrounding the allocation of resources

SPD Info Supplemental Site

Click here to be taken to SPD Info

spd info
SPD Info

SPD Info can be found at

SPD Info is the supplemental site to SPD and is available to the general public as well as SPD users.

It offers information, grouped by category about organizations and events which may be of interest to your clients.

spd and other online directories
SPD and Other Online Directories

Benefits of using SPD

Data can be incorporated for mapping

Data is accessible to registered users for searching based on specific criteria

Highly detailed records

Benefits of supplementing SPD with other directories in SPD Info

Not password protected; open access

Comprehensive listings for other service types/areas

spd contact information
SPD Contact Information

Eileen Reilly Leslie Eakin

SPD Project Coordinator Health Interviewer/SPD Trainer

[email protected]

(312) 814-4144 (312) 814-2840

Laura Diaz Lauren Walker

Health Interviewer/SPD Trainer Health Interviewer/SPD Trainer

[email protected] [email protected]

(312) 814-1841 (312) 814-4695

Erik Sandberg

Health Interviewer/Training Coordinator

[email protected]

(312) 814-4132

DCFS Help Desk (800) 610-2089