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.
The goal of Jackson County CASA is to ensure the safety and long-term health of children who have been victims of abuse and neglect.This program will not only support the funding of staff salaries and operational needs,it will also allow the program to work toward reach their child safety and permanency outcomes.