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Internet Safety Month

June is Internet Safety Month
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June is Internet Safety Month. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) joins our partners in raising awareness about Internet safety and providing resources to keep kids safe online.

This year, OJJDP brings a focus to the crime of sextortion. Sextortion is an online crime that exploits youth through coercion or blackmail to acquire sexual content, engage in sex, or obtain money. 

Partnering

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OJJDP FY 2022 Family Treatment Court Program

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
The OJJDP Family Treatment Court Program seeks to build the capacity of local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Tribal governments to establish new family treatment courts or enhance existing family treatment courts.

OJJDP FY 2022 Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
This solicitation provides funding for communities to develop coordinated and comprehensive community-based approaches to assist children and their families who are exposed to violence build resilience and prevent future juvenile violence and delinquency.

Building the Capacity of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs to Train Child Protection Personnel

Zero Abuse will survey frontline professionals, child advocacy center (CAC) leadership, and academic faculty to update its current Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) program plan and course content. Zero Abuse also will develop six CAST toolkits tailored for undergraduate and graduate CAST courses to allow schools to provide education that leads to more qualified graduates being hired into child-serving, child protection-centered professions. Zero Abuse also will...

National Subgrants Program

National Children's Alliance is a not-for-profit membership organization and accrediting body for the nation's children's advocacy centers (CACs). A CAC is a child-friendly facility in which law enforcement, child protection, prosecution, mental health, medical, and victim advocacy professionals work together to investigate abuse, help children heal from abuse, and hold offenders accountable. NCA was first federally funded in 1993 to develop and expand CACs across...

National Military and CAC Partnership Program

National Children's Alliance is the nonprofit membership organization and accrediting body for the nation's children's advocacy centers (CACs). A CAC is a child-friendly facility in which law enforcement, child protection, prosecution, mental health, medical, and victim advocacy professionals work together to investigate abuse, help children heal from abuse, and hold offenders accountable. This project will support a national program for CAC and military collaborations that...