Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $200,000)
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 Devereux Foundation will expand its West Ocala Youth and Family Support Project in Florida. The specific project has two components: 1) providing support and educational services to youth 9-17 years using the Girls Circles and The Council for Boys and Young Men strength based curricula; and 2) providing support services to parents with children under 18 years of age. Over 24 months, grant funds will support a portion of personnel expenses for a project director, community facilitator, trainer, and family support facilitator; community education materials; and, emergency assistance supplies for participating families. NCA/NCF