Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $200,000)
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 enhancement grant for the Clark County Juvenile Drug Court will improve short and long-term outcomes for youth at risk of failing due to family dysfunction. Specifically, the grant will support enhanced services for these youth and their families to include parenting education, support groups, family intervention, and therapy services.