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 State of Utah estimates that a single, continuation project will be funded with 2010 Title V funds. The City of Tooele is in its second year of funding. The locality was selected through a comptetitive process whereby it was able to demonstrate high need to receive Title V training and funding. The Title V coordinator will continue to work with this community to ensure the continued implementation of promising prevention programs.