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Kids Legal Aid of Maine

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $494,738)

Pine Tree Legal Assistance will implement a statewide Kids Legal Aid Project that will create new resources for families, attorneys and child welfare professionals in Maine. The goals of this project are to improve the coordination and collaboration relating to the legal needs of juveniles in Maine and to build the capacity of the juvenile justice system. In order to accomplish these goals, Pine Tree Legal Assistance will 1)develop legal education fact sheets or 2)develop tools that address juvenile justice proceedings, child maltreatment and other significant juvenile justice concerns,3) convene a statewide conference that will highlight multi- disciplinary services, and 4) will provide 200 case consultations to legal aid staff, court appointed attorneys, court staff and child welfare professionals.NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 22, 2004