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).
Using this award, the Midwest Trauma Services Network (MTSN), comprised of the Boys & Girls Home Residential Treatment Center-Iowa (BGH-I), The Boys & Girls Home of Nebraska (BGH-N), the Boston Childrens Foundation (BCF), and the International Center for Disaster Resilience (ICDR), will expand trauma informed continuums of care for residential, in-home, and tribal youth involved with state and local service systems. The MTSN will focus on training and support within all residential units and on in-home safety and permanency programming operated by BGH-I&N.