Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $50,000)
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 Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance (OJA) is the designated State agency to receive Title V funds in the State of Wisconsin. In FY 2011, the State of Wisconsin anticipates providing continuation funding to Wood County to support a truancy prevention program in rural Wisconsin. OJA will measure progress toward achieving the goals and objectives by requiring the subgrantee to submit quarterly program reports that provide data for the OJJDP-required performance measures. The program intends to reduce risks factors and enhance protective factors to prevent at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice system and to provide intervention services for first-time and non-serious offenders. NCA/NCF