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Juvenile Drug Court Implementation Grants - Bureau of Justice Assistance - FY 2003

Award Information

Award #
2003-DC-BX-0033
Location
Awardee County
Wyandotte
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2003
Total funding (to date)
$498,498

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $165,294)

The Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is designed to assist states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments in developing and establishing drug courts for substance-abusing adult and juvenile offenders. Drug court programs funded by the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program are required by law to target nonviolent offenders. The Program supports the following activities: Adult drug court implementation, Juvenile drug court implementation, Family drug court implementation, Single jurisdiction drug court enhancement, Statewide drug court enhancement, and planning efforts.

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County has requested FY2003 Drug Court Program funds to assist the jurisdiction with establishing a new Juvenile Drug Court. The Wyandotte County Juvenile Drug Court will use the funds to support drug court training and implementation activities that focus on the treatment and judicial management of juveniles eligible to participate in the program.

CA/NCF

The Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is designed to assist states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments in developing and establishing drug courts for substance-abusing adult and juvenile offenders. Drug court programs funded by the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program are required by law to target nonviolent offenders. The Program supports the following activities: Adult drug court implementation, Juvenile drug court implementation, Family drug court implementation, Single jurisdiction drug court enhancement, Statewide drug court enhancement, and planning efforts. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County Kansas City will use FY 2004 Drug Court Program funds to establish a new Juvenile Drug Court. Grant funds will be used to support drug court training and implementation activities that focus on the treatment and judicial management of eligible juvenile offenders. The Juvenile Drug Court is designed to accept referrals for offenders on post-adjudication status.

CA/NCF

Date Created: September 22, 2003