Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $224,827)
The Chehalis tribal youth program goal is to improve the tribal juvenile judicial system, assuring accountability and improvement in long-term outcomes for court-involved youth. Anticipated outcomes are increase in youth accessing and completing substance abuse treatment with measurable success in establishing a drug-free lifestyle. Accountability measures will address all systemic components: law enforcement, judicial including probationary, and treatment services. A multi-disciplinary Tribal Advisory Team composed of Chehalis community members and staff will facilitate project activities and oversee project outcomes.