Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $84,945)
This program intends to reduce risks and enhance protective factors to prevent at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice systems and to intervene with first-time and non-serious offenders to keep them out of the juvenile justice system.
The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is the designated State agency to receive Title V funds in the State of Washington. DSHS will be pairing FY 2010 Title V Community Prevention Grant funds with Title II Formula Grant funds to support one new community based project to reduce the number of youth of color entering the juvenile justice system. NCA/NCF