Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $259,680)
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.
Wisconsins 2016 Title II Formula Grants Plan is overseen by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ in conjunction with the Wisconsins State Advisory Group, the Governors Juvenile Justice Commission, will continue to use Title II Formula grant funds to improve the juvenile justice system at the state and local level. To achieve this programs goal, Wisconsin will fund in addition to planning and administration and the state advisory group, the following program areas: compliance monitoring; American Indian tribal programming; disproportionate minority contact; alternatives to detention; juvenile justice system improvement; mental health services; and, substance abuse. NCA/NCF