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Blackfeet Tribal Youth Program to assist the Tribe in stopping delinquency among youth on the Reservation

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $300,000)

The Blackfeet Tribe will implement a program to provide services to 50 Blackfeet youth (under the age of 17) annually who are in placed within the White Buffalo Youth Detention Center. The program's goal is to combat and control juvenile delinquency on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. The target juveniles are Blackfeet youth who are remanded to the White Buffalo Youth Detention Center for juvenile violations or who have been court ordered to the center. The Blackfeet Tribe will utilize the White Buffalo Youth Detention Center which is under the auspices of the Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services to provide support services to Blackfeet Youth who commit juvenile violations who are in need of an intake assessment for on-going services and who are placed on probation for a period of 6 months to 1 year. This program will include a 'case' plan for each child and will include family involvement. Performance measures will includes those set forth in OJJDP's FY05 TYP solicitation. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 11, 2005