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Western Kentucky University Juvenile Deliquency Prevention Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $993,500)

The Western Kentucky University Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Project will provide structured activities for youth during out of school hours. The Alternative Elementary Program (for students in grade 1-5) and the Alternative to Suspension Program (for students in grade 6-12)will offer a disciplined educational setting with tutoring and counseling services for students during normal hours. Three After-School Programs with the Housing Authority of Bowling Green, Girls, Inc. of Bowling Green, and Bowling Green/ Warren County Community Education will offer academic tutoring along with recreational activities and field trips for students in kindergarden through tenth grade. The After School Programs will operate between the hours of 2:30 and 6:00pm, and will be available at low cost or free of charge to any children living in designed neighborhoods with a substantial portion of the population living below poverty level. The WKU Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Project is to continue to increase the accessibility of human services to families and individuals in need of assistance. The ALIVE Center serves as a clearinghouse of information to guide the public and to assist service providers in making referrals. The Director, Information Coordinator, Juvenile Services Coordinator, Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator and Project Assistance will work together at the Center and in the community to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of human services in the region.

Date Created: September 29, 2003