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Child abuse

Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

The goal of the OJJDP's Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice Training and Technical Assistance is to reduce risk factors and promote protective factors for girls who come in contact with the juvenile justice system.

Family-Based Justice Center

The Family Based Justice Center delivers training and technical assistance to implement or enhance family-based alternative sentencing programs.

Behavior Change Interventions to Stop School Violence

This program will engage over 100 young people per year through prevention services and provide intensive intervention to the highest risk 15–18-year-olds who are at the center of youth violence and gang activity.

Native Child Advocacy Resource Center

The National Native Children's Trauma Center provides training and technical assistance for the expansion of child advocacy centers to improve access and services to American Indian and Alaska Native children, families, and communities.

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

In April, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention joins communities nationwide in observing National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

"During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we want every young person in the United States who has faced the fear and pain of abuse or neglect to know they are not alone.  We see you and will always fight to protect your safety and...

Safer Internet Day

Join OJJDP's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program in observing Safer Internet Day on February 6, 2024.