U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

2012 State of Arkansas Title II Formula Grant Application

Award Information

Award #
2012-JF-FX-0043
Location
Awardee County
Pulaski
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2012
Total funding (to date)
$400,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $400,000)

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; disproportionate minority contact; juvenile justice issues for Native 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 Designated State Agency for implementation of the Title II-B Formula Grants Program for the State of Arkansas is the Department of Human Services (DHS). DHS plans to utilize its FY 2012 allocation to support the following areas: 1) Compliance monitoring; 2) Supporting efforts to deinstitutionalize status offenders; 3) Jail removal; 4) Disproportionate Minority Contact; and 5) Juvenile justice system improvement. (NCA/NCF)

Date Created: August 8, 2012