Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $50,000)
The Title V Community Prevention Grants 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 Montana's Title V Community Prevention Grants Program funds are administered by the Montana Board of Crime Control (MBCC). MBCC will utilize funding to support two community program. Cascade County has contracted with the Alliance for Youth to provide Parenting Wisely and Home-Based Family Therapy to at-risk upper elementary and middle school-aged youth and their families. Hill County is collaborating with the Boys & Girls Club of Havre to provide SMART Moves to area youth ages 10-16. SMART Moves focuses on substance abuse prevention for at-risk youth. Each site has a designated Title V coordinator to oversee program planning, implementation, and evaluation activities. NCA/NCF