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 2021 Supporting Tribal Youth: Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development
- OJJDP FY 18 Second Chance Act Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision
- OJJDP FY 17 Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education to Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma