Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $1,012,535)
The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act and funds are made available as a result of the FY 2016 Department of Justice appropriations. 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; prevention; and activities to address the core requirements and improvement of juvenile justice system operations and policies, as found in section 223(a)(9) of the JJDP Act.
The New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) has identified three primary responsibilities it will support with Title II funding: 1) the care and custody of juvenile offenders committed to/placed with the agency by the courts; 2) the support of local efforts to plan for and provide services related to multiple levels of delinquency; and 3) the supervision of youth on parole/reentry. NCA/NCF