Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $100,000)
The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers 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 Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.
This funding from the OJJDP FY 2010 Earmarks Program will be used to expand services offered by The Childhelp® Foster Family Agency of Michigan (FFA) to establish mental health diagnostic and treatment services for children and youth who have been placed in the Michigan foster care system as a result of abuse and/or neglect. The agency proposes to provide these services to a minimum of 40 foster care involved youth ages 0-18 in Macomb, Wayne, and Oakland counties.