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Justice Department Observes National Missing Children's Day

Attorney General Garland recognizes the public safety and child serving professionals who are dedicated to protecting children, including the heroes being honored for the 38th National Missing Children's Day. 

OJJDP Commemorates National Missing Children's Day

Each year, National Missing Children's Day encourages parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority.  

Open OJJDP Funding Opportunities

Discover current Fiscal Year 2021 funding opportunities available from OJJDP. 

OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2021

The March/April newsletter focuses on OJJDP's reentry programs and the vital role children's advocacy centers play in responding to cases of child abuse, and introduces a new section titled, "Tribal Connections."

OJJDP's New Drug Courts Program Pages

Since 2007, OJJDP has provided more than $176.5 million to establish or expand juvenile drug treatment courts, family drug courts, and tribal juvenile healing to wellness courts. 

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. 

JustGrants Training Resources

Learn more about the application process for OJP and DOJ funding opportunities. Find training resources including videos, a job aid, a new DOJ Application Checklist, and webinar recording.

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.

Compliance Is Not Enough: Empowering Youth to Grow Out of Offending

Held on April 26, 2021 and hosted by OJJDP's NTTAC in conjunction with the RFK National Resource Center for Justice, this webinar presented the dynamic new Growth Focused Case Management (GFCM) and supervision approach that empowers youth to form a positive identity and progress beyond mere cessation of delinquent activity. 

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Responding to Child Abuse

View this video from three OJJDP partners—the National Children's Alliance, the Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center, and the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem Association for Children.