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 these federal funds, Mary Lee's House (MLH) will provide a multidisciplinary approach to prevention, intervention and treatment of children who have been abused or neglected. Forensic Exams, interviews, counseling, and support will be available under one roof as part of this national best practices approach.