The Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Second Chance Act Strengthening Relationships Between Young Fathers, Young Mothers, and Their Children initiative will provide funding to support the successful transition for young fathers and mothers as they return to their families and communities from detention, out-of-home placement or incarceration. This program will fund coordinated and comprehensive strategies that incorporate (1) mentoring and transitional reentry services proven to reduce recidivism; (2) effective parenting skills development and parent/child relationship engagement for young fathers or mothers; and (3) private and community service partnerships that promote public safety and support added positive outcomes for young parents and their children. This solicitation has the following two categories:
Category 1: Young Fathers and Their Children; and
Category 2: Young Mothers and Their Children.
Number of Awards: 27
Total Amount Awarded: $9,154,040
Righting Reentry and Relationships - Promoting Positive Parenting and Successful Transitions for Previously Incarcerated Young Fathers
To provide evidence-based reentry programs for young mothers that reduce recidivism and help then develop positive parenting skills and successfully reenter their communities.
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