Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $225,000)
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.
Holy Cross Children's Services (HCCS), one of Michigan's largest not-for-profit providers of services to children and families, proposes to augment program evaluation and outcome analysis efforts in order to better identify promising and model program approaches to dealing with children and youth who are involved in the Michigan child welfare, juvenile justice and mental health systems. The Edward J. Overstreet Center for Research Excellence will guide HCCS' efforts to improve the design, evaluation and analysis of programs and services provided to children and youth who are abused, neglected and/or juvenile delinquent county and state wards referred for residential and community-based services. NCA/NCF