Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $300,000)
Through the Byrne Congressionally Mandated Awards program, the Office of Justice Programs helps communities improve the capacity of local justice systems and supports training and technical assistance programs and other efforts that strategically target local needs. This program is authorized to organizations identified in the Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010.
ZERO TO THREE will continue working with the New Haven Court Team for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers that was formed during the spring of 2009. The goal of the Team is to increase the knowledge and skills of community stakeholders so that the New Haven community better meets the needs of maltreated infants and toddlers and their families involved in the child welfare system. ZERO TO THREE provides training, technical assistance, and support for the work being done in New Haven. A project database allows staff to record the types of services received by parents and children, the frequency of parent-child contact, and the length of time until permanency.