Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $30,000)
The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of this program is to support State and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. Program areas may include: Planning and administration; State Advisory Group allocation; compliance monitoring; juvenile justice issues for American Indian tribes; prevention of substance abuse by juveniles; prevention of serious and violent crimes by juveniles; prevention of juvenile gang involvement and illegal youth gang activities; prevention of delinquent acts and identification of youth at risk of delinquency; and improvement of juvenile justice system operations, policies, and procedures including establishing a system of graduated sanctions, treatment programs, and aftercare.
The OJJDP FY 2011 Title II Formula Grants Program, State Advisory Group (SAG) Grant is administered by the Wyoming Department of Family Services and will continue to be used by the State of Wyoming to support the State Advisory Council on Juvenile Justice (SACJJ). The SACJJ works in collaboration with other State and local government agencies and community agencies toward the strengthening of Wyoming's juvenile justice system, and the hope that the State will achieve compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended.