Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $70,000)
The OJJDP FY 09 Earmarks Programs further the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Explanatory Statement Regarding H.R. 1105 (Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009), 155 Cong. Rec. H1653 (daily ed. Feb. 23, 2009) (statement by Rep. Obey, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House).
The mission of Nevada Child Seekers is to advocate for and engage in prevention, identification and location efforts on behalf of missing and exploited children. Services include a Search Assistance Program for families and law enforcement as well as a trained Emergency Volunteer Search Force. Nevada Child Seekers will utilize OJJDP funds to expand its network of volunteers, cover personnel expenses related to oversight of volunteers, and to secure desktop and laptop computers, a mobile fax/printer/copier, and satellite card, to improve coordination and implementation of on-site searches. NCA/NCF