Funding Available for Updating Juvenile Drug Courts
Date:  07-16-2014

Up to eight juvenile drugs courts to receive $500,000 over three years
Donna Wiench, strategic partnership development director for Reclaiming Futures, announced the following information regarding available grants to existing juvenile drug courts:

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recently released a solicitation for OJJDP FY2014 Enhancements to Juvenile Drug Court which will provide up to eight juvenile drug courts with as much as $500,000 over three years. The deadline for applications is July 23rd.

The RFP states, “OJJDP will make awards to currently operating juvenile drug courts to enhance their capacity and the services they provide. A juvenile drug court provides comprehensive, developmentally appropriate, community-based services for youth who come in contact with the juvenile justice system due to alcohol or other drug use.” The solicitation says OJJDP welcomes applications that involve two or more entities.

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