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FY 13 Title II Formula Block Grant

Award Information

Award #
2013-MU-FX-0036
Location
Awardee County
United States
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2013
Total funding (to date)
$797,624

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $403,957)

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.

Delaware's Title II Formula Grant Plan will enhance the state's juvenile justice system and services available statewide so that juveniles involved in the system and juveniles at-risk of involvement are provided with early delinquency prevention programming. The State Advisory Group allocation will provide funding for SAG member training at conferences, finance SAG events and meetings, and provide equipment and supplies necessary to carry out the functions of the committee. The allocation for research and evaluation will fundi three evaluations of SAG funded programs. Funding will also be used to support the sixth year of the DMC Coordinator position and DMC related program. Up to $90,000 will support one or more new mental health service program(s), and up to $90,000 will support one or m ore new alternatives to detention programs. Funds will also be used to support prevention programs as outlined by the State Advisory Group.
NCA/NCF

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 through a range of administration, compliance and program activities including those that address juvenile justice issues for Native American Indian tribes.

The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (CJC) will use Title II FY 14 Formula grant funds to enhance the state's juvenile justice system and services available statewide, so that youth involved in the system or at-risk of involvement are provided with early delinquency prevention programming and/or held accountable to the public, the criminal justice system and themselves. The proposed programs and services fall under the following purpose areas: Mental Health Services, Alternatives to Arrest, and Delinquency Prevention. The Plan will also include on-going compliance tasks to meet the JJDP Act Core Requirements. Performance will be measured through monitoring, committee updates, performance reporting from sub-grantees as well as CJC staff and the on-going collaboration between law enforcement agencies and juvenile justice service providers.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 15, 2013