OJJDP works to prevent gang involvement, girls' delinquency, and underage drinking.
OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.
OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs and services, AMBER Alert, and faith-based and community initiatives.
Stay Connected with OJJDP:
OJJDP Awards $62 Million in Grants To Support Youth Mentoring Programs
OJJDP awarded more than $41 million in grants to national organizations to strengthen, expand, and implement youth mentoring activities and youth development programming nationwide. An additional $21 million in grants was awarded to nonprofit mentoring organizations. Mentoring funding will support quality services for youth in high-risk environments, children of incarcerated parents and tribal youth.