Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $348,715)
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 (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). 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 Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma seeks to respond to the alcohol and substance use issues of juveniles and young adults using a team approach to promote physical and emotional healing and reintegration into the tribal community. This will be accomplished by implementing a Youth Healing to Wellness Court. The Court will assist tribal youth who are at-risk of entering, or actively involved in, the judicial system for alcohol and substance use issues by providing culturally relevant treatment or sentencing options to teach the youth culpability, while promoting physical and spiritual healing utilizing a holistic, traditional, and community-wide approach. CA/NCF