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OJJDP Awards Funding to Five States To Expand Family Drug Courts

December 5, 2014

The Justice BlogOJJDP has awarded funding to five states under the Statewide System Reform Program (SSRP) to expand family drug courts to help families in the child welfare system who are affected by substance abuse. Children and Family Futures will provide technical assistance to the grantees through the OJJDP-funded National Family Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance Program. The grant builds on the OJJDP-sponsored publication "Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines."

The five SSRP grantees are:

  • Alabama Administrative Office of Courts
  • Colorado Judicial Department
  • Judicial Branch of Iowa
  • New York State Unified Court System
  • Supreme Court of Ohio

Resources:

Join the Children and Family Futures family drug courts discussion.

Learn more about the OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center.