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Diversion program: positive youth development; developmental assets; program/police/corrections collaboration; increasing protective and decreasing risk factors.

Award Information

Award #
2012-JB-FX-0053
Location
Awardee County
Kennebec
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2012
Total funding (to date)
$167,214

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $167,214)

The Maine Department of Corrections continues to bear the primary financial burden for juvenile justice services in the State. As in previous years, Maine is requesting to receive a 100% waiver of the pass through requirements to units of local government. JABG 2012 funds will support six or more sites identifying purpose area (11) Diversion Program for police officers and juvenile community corrections officers. The project is a community-based diversion program using asset development, positive youth development and restorative practices. There is on-going program evaluation through OJJDP performance measures, Assets Getting to Outcomes, the University of New England and Service to Science technical assistance. NCA/NCF

Date Created: May 24, 2012