As many as 100,000 youth younger than 18 years old are released from juvenile correctional facilities every year. These young people often return to their communities with complex needs, such as physical and behavioral health issues and barriers to education and employment. This grant program will provide training and technical assistance to state and local government agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes to support their efforts to implement evidence-based reform strategies to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for juveniles under community supervision . This program is authorized under Section 211 of the Second Chance Act, 42 U.S.C. 17531, and paragraph (21) under the State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance heading in the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2015, Pub. L. No. 113-235; 128 Stat. 2130, 2193.
Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $650,000
- OJJDP FY 19 Comprehensive School-based Approach to Youth Violence and Victimization Prevention, Intervention and Accountability
- OJJDP FY 2017 Second Chance Act: Implementing County and Statewide Plans To Improve Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
- OJJDP FY 17 Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance