Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $100,000)
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).
This project will assist Lycoming County in placing children who have been victims of abuse and neglect and who are in the dependency court system in safe, permanent homes. The project will provide 60 qualified volunteers and train 8 new volunteers during the project period, and will serve at least 100 children each year. The project will adhere to the standards of the National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association. NCA/NCF