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OJJDP FY 2020 Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children

Closing Date

This program will provide funding to support states and units of local government to develop programs within detention or correctional facilities to respond to the needs of incarcerated parents who have children younger than age 18. This program supports activities that foster positive family engagement between incarcerated parents and their children within detention and correctional facilities, and implement programs and services that support the children of incarcerated parents to reduce the likelihood of antisocial behaviors and future involvement in the juvenile justice system. 

Webinar To Discuss Homeless Youth Prevention

On May 7, 2019, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP will present "Homeless Youth Prevention." This webinar will focus on intervention strategies and resources to prevent homeless youth. The webinar will include presenters from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Family and Youth Services Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs.

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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2019

 

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2019. This issue's top story top story and Message From the Administrator discuss National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Other features in this issue—