Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $145,000)
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 Taylor County Comprehensive Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program is proposing to serve 100 at-risk students in grades 5 - 12. The wrap-around service delivery model includes: prevention education; family case management; mental health counseling services; after school program; and additional academic assistance packaged with selected prevention activities such as a credit recovery, Saturday and summer programming. The program goal is to decrease the number of youth in Taylor County who are at-risk for entering the juvenile justice system. The grantee will measure progress towards achieving their goal with a series of performance objectives that measure participation, program completion, and percentage of students who: pass all of their classes; improve their math grades; improve their language arts grades; are absent 15 or less days from school; have less than five disciplinary referrals; are promoted to the next grade level; have learned ways to resist peer pressure; believe that they can have better future; plan on graduating from high school; plan on graduating from college after participating in the program; and offend/re-offend. NCA/NCF