Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $996,944)
The Pinellas County Government, on behalf of the Sixth Judicial Circuit (SJC), will enhance and expand the Circuit’s existing program. The purpose of the Pinellas Family Drug Treatment Court (FDTC) is to provide safe, nurturing, and permanent homes and developmental services for children while providing parents with the necessary support and services they need to achieve stable recovery. The overarching goal of the Circuit’s FDTC is to reduce child maltreatment and/or neglect and support family stability and reunification. The FDTC focuses on adult parents with substance use disorders (SUD) or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD).