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OJJDP Supports the States

New: OJJDP COVID–19 Guidance: State Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities

National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Access OJJDP's Model Programs Guide for information about evidence-based bullying prevention programs. 

Substance Abuse Prevention Month

President Trump has proclaimed October 2020 as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month in which we recommit to combating alcohol and drug addiction. OJJDP offers various  resources to aid in the fight against substance abuse. 

New Grants and Payment Management Systems Now Available

The Justice Grants System (JustGrants) and the Department of the Treasury’s Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) are now available for  award management and payment activities.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2020

The July/August newsletter highlights OJJDP's virtual tribal consultation and the activities and accomplishments of a youth peer guide in Indian country.

2019 Annual Report

In fiscal year 2019, OJJDP awarded more than $323 million to support state, local, and tribal efforts to deter delinquency and safeguard children.

Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018

The Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018 (JJRA) reauthorizes and substantially amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. The JJRA Redline tracks changes implemented by the new law. 

Learn about Funding

Learn about Funding

OJJDP funding programs support state and community efforts to develop effective prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system.
Access Resources

Access Resources

OJJDP produces and sponsors numerous publications and products each year that focus on different aspects of juvenile justice.
Find Programs

Find Programs

OJJDP sponsors programs to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization and improve the juvenile justice system.
Participate in Events

Participate in Events

Learn about upcoming webinars and in-person conferences and training opportunities that support OJJDP's mission.


Protecting Youth from Gangs on Social Media Webinar

Participants will learn in this webinar, recorded on June 30, 2020, how gangs use social media to recruit and carry out illegal activity; how to identify these threats; and how to apply knowledge and tools to protect youth. View archived webinar

Effective Monitoring Systems 

An OJJDP Compliance Monitor explains the Juvenile Justice Reform Act mandate that states must have an "effective" system of monitoring compliance with the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. More from the State Relations and Assistance Division National Training Conference