Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $250,000)
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).
With this federal award, The Manor will implement a program to reduce the impact of pre-existing trauma on the functioning of residents of The Manor. The Manor serves a population of approximately 137 youth ages 7 through 17 years who are dually diagnosed as developmentally disabled and mentally ill. The majority of the youth served by The Manor come from backgrounds where they have been exposed to abuse and neglect. This program addresses the trauma suffered by these children.