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Juvenile delinquency prevention

OJJDP Launches Youth and Family Partnership Working Group

By Liz Ryan, OJJDP Administrator

The most effective decisionmaking involves the people a decision impacts most. For decisionmaking at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), that means soliciting input from youth directly impacted by the justice system and the people who know them best—their families.

As Administrator, involving and listening to young people and their families will be a standard business practice...

OJJDP FY 2022 Supporting Vulnerable At-Risk Youth and Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care

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This solicitation supports the establishment of a pilot demonstration program to develop, implement, and build replicable treatment models for residential-based innovative care, treatment, and services. This solicitation consists of two categories:  Category 1: Project Sites Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance

OJJDP FY 2022 Arts Programs for Justice-Involved Youth

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This solicitation will support high-quality arts programs for justice-involved youth to reduce juvenile delinquency, recidivism, and/or other problem and high-risk behaviors. Arts programs include but are not limited to painting, sculpting, drama, digital media, film, music, dance, singing, and creative writing.

OJJDP FY 2022 Multistate Mentoring Programs Initiative Solicitation Webinar

May 2022

Held on May 10, 2022, this grant solicitation webinar assisted eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY 2022 Multistate Mentoring Programs Initiative Solicitation. This webinar provided a general overview of the program, the goals and objectives, a discussion about the application process, and a Q&A opportunity for participants.

OJJDP FY 2022 Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System Solicitation Webinar

April 2022

This webinar held on April 22, 2022 assisted eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY 2022 Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System Solicitation. This webinar provided a general overview of the program, the goals and objectives, a discussion about the application process, and a Q&A opportunity for participants.

OJJDP FY 2022 Family Treatment Court Program

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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 Multistate Mentoring Programs Initiative

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth populations that are at risk or high risk for juvenile delinquency, victimization, and juvenile justice system involvement.