Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $350,000)
The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) serves as a single solicitation for existing tribal government-specific grant programs administered by the Office of Justice Programs the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services and the Office on Violence Against Women. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention provides awards under CTAS Purpose Area 8--Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts. The overall purpose of this grant program is to support tribes seeking to develop a new Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court to respond to the alcohol and substance use issues of juveniles and young adults under the age of 21.
The Intertribal Court of Southern California Healing to Wellness Program will include the following core elements: 1) a community wide youth needs assessment using the Community Readiness Model implemented with each member Tribe; 2) design of a youth services development component that includes services related to legal advocacy, early prevention and secondary and tertiary intervention strategies to address varying levels of youth and family needs; 3) design of organizational and operational capacity and capabilities; 4) development of intergovernmental relations; and 5) community support and involvement. CA/NCF