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Tribal Youth Court Intervention Services

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
San Diego
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $225,000)

The Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Indians will provide interventions for court-involved tribal youth, incorporating traditional practices and beliefs where appropriate. The project will serve 234 juveniles ages 6-17 years old. The type of setting is a Youth Center based on the reservation and includes a recreation program. The Program will conduct intensive activities, five days per week which will include graduated sanctions, restitution, diversion, home detention, foster and shelter care and/or mentoring. Additionally, Talking Circles will be facilitated by a Tribal Elder, presentations will be provided to large groups of youth by Native American role models, and testimonials will be provided by individuals who engaged in criminal or delinquent behavior in the past.CA/NCF

Date Created: September 11, 2005