This document is the 2011 annual report for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
This 2011 annual report from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) highlights the work of OJJDP for the year October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011. OJJDP is the Federal agency tasked with developing and disseminating information about "what works" when addressing the needs of at-risk youth and youth involved with the juvenile justice system. The report highlights the programs that received OJJDP funding totaling more than $393 million in grants in FY 2011. Of the $393 million, $287 million was used for discretionary funding and $106 million was used in formula and block grant funding. The report contains information pursuant to the following: the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended; the Missing Children Program; the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program; the Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs; and Boys & Girls Clubs in Public Housing Projects. Information on the work of OJJDP is presented in five chapters: 1) an overview of the work of OJJDP; 2) OJJDP's work at preventing and intervening in delinquency - combatting gang activity, mentoring at-risk youth, drug courts and adolescent substance abuse, and successful reentry for adolescent offenders; 3) OJJDP efforts to strengthen the juvenile justice system through the formula and block grants programs; 4) OJJDP's efforts to defend children against victimization; and 5) OJJDP's efforts to disseminate information and resources to the field. 3 appendixes
Date Published: June 1, 2013