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OJJDP Holds Tribal Consultation

On June 25, 2020, OJJDP hosted a Tribal Consultation meeting via webinar. Tribal leaders and representatives from across the country provided input on how OJJDP can collaborate with tribes to implement applicable provisions of the Juvenile Justice Reform Act. The consultation also sought to increase tribes' access to juvenile justice funding and create a policy for ongoing coordination with tribes.

Office of Justice Programs Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) joins communities nationwide in observing Child Abuse Prevention Month.

“Child maltreatment is pervasive and happens in many ways, from neglect, physical and sexual abuse to online exploitation, sex trafficking and the damage wrought by America’s addiction crisis,” said OJP Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan.

OJJDP Announces Deadline Extensions to Funding Opportunities

FY 2020 OJJDP Funding Opportunities

OJJDP has announced a 2-week deadline extension on solicitations with applications originally due between March 16 and March 31, 2020. The Office of Justice Programs is actively assessing the potential impacts that COVID-19 may have on the FY 2020 grant application process.

OJJDP FY 2020 Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

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The Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JJMHCP) supports proposals to develop and implement a cross-system collaborative approach to improve responses and outcomes for youth with mental illness (MI) and co-occurring MI and substance abuse (CMISA) who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.