Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $997,800)
Project Summary for 2001-JR-BX-0005
The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabma proposes to develop, implement and begin evaluation of the Network Aftercare System (NAS) that will serve upwards of 237 youth who are confined in two residential facilities currently operated by this applicant. The principal goal of the Network Aftercare System (NAS) is to improve reintergration outcomes for up to 237 male and female youth offenders from Mobile County as they exit from the CAMP Martin Leadership Academy (CMLA) and the GROWTH (Girls Reaching Our Womanhood Through Healing) program. Utilizing the principles of the Intensive Aftercare Program (IAP) model, NAS will operate three distinct phases of the reentry continuum: Pre-release; Transition; and Community Reintegration.