Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $250,000)
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.
Using OJJDP funds, KidsPeace will establish a new therapeutic foster care program in Tompkins County, New York. Families from the community will be recruited, trained, and certified to care for children with emotional and behavioral needs coming into foster care. NCA/NCF