The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is observing Second Chance Month to support successful reentry of adult and juvenile offenders. OJP awarded more than $74 million last year to support state, local, and tribal governments and nonprofit organizations in their work to reduce recidivism.
The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) recently announced nearly $70 million in grant funding to help communities address public safety by supporting successful reentry of adult and juvenile offenders into their communities.
On May 22, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with the Development Services Group, Inc., will present "The Model Programs Guide Juvenile Reentry Programs Implementation Guide." This webinar will provide an overview of the resources available on OJJDP's Model Programs Guide, including program profiles, literature reviews, and Implementation Guides (I-Guides).
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is accepting applications for its FY 2019 Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives. This program supports evaluations of innovative reentry initiatives that focus on juveniles, young adults from 18 to 24 years of age, and adults with a moderate-to-high risk of reoffending.
By Caren Harp, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention works to help youth who are reentering their communities after confinement to become law-abiding, contributing members of society.
OJJDP has released "Reentry Starts Here: A Guide for Youth in Long-Term Juvenile Corrections and Treatment Programs." This user-friendly guide is designed to help youth in juvenile corrections and treatment programs prepare for reentry and success in their community.
OJJDP FY 18 Improving Juvenile Reentry Programs Capacity for Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
The program will provide funding to enhance state and local programs' data collection, analysis, and reporting efforts through technical support to implement recommendations from OJJDP's Initiative to Develop Juvenile Reentry Measurement Standards. OJJDP launched the Juvenile Reentry Measurement Standards project in FY 2015 to establish a model to assist jurisdictions in measuring services and outcomes in juvenile reentry.