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Addressing the Training Needs of Juvenile Prosecutors
Prosecutors play a key role in ensuring an effective juvenile justice system. Nationally, there are very limited resources available to state and local juvenile prosecution offices for necessary training, education and professional development. Furthermore, a need exists for the continued development and enhancement of national, state, and local standards and technical assistance to foster continuous improvement in the field. The FY 2019 Addressing the Training Needs of Juvenile Prosecutors program is designed to fill these gaps.
Youth Gang Suppression Implementation Grants Program
OJJDP is seeking proposals from applicant jurisdictions interested in preventing or reducing gang violence to implement suppression strategies outlined in the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model as part of a community- and data-driven response to gang-related crime and violence. Under this initiative, OJJDP expects successful applicants to reduce violent crime, gangs, and youth victimization and enhance public safety in communities through gang suppression efforts for gang-involved youth or youth at risk of becoming gang involved.
Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program
The Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program supports states, local governments, and tribal governments in partnership with interested persons (including Federal corrections and supervision agencies), service providers, and nonprofit organizations to provide comprehensive reentry services for moderate to high-risk youthful offenders before, during, and after release from confinement.
Youth Gang Desistance/Diversion Grant Program
The goal of this solicitation is to support communities in developing a wide variety of desistance or diversion strategies that are evidence-based or promising models for youth at risk of becoming gang involved or continuing in the gang lifestyle.
Supporting Effective Interventions for Adolescent Sex Offenders and Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems
OJJDP is seeking proposals from applicant agencies to provide a continuum of intervention and supervision services for adolescent sex offenders and youth with sexual behavior problems; and treatment services for their victims and families/caregivers. Under this initiative, successful applicants will have an established multidisciplinary team that (1) supports a comprehensive, holistic approach to treating adolescents who commit sex crimes and youth with sexual behavior problems, and (2) provides support services to victims and families/caregivers. This program solicitation has two categories of funding. Category 1 (program sites) will provide funding to as many as three sites for the purposes described above. Category 2 (training and technical assistance) will fund one awardee to provide training and technical assistance to the program sites selected under Category 1.
Strengthening Investigative Tools and Technology for Combating Child Sexual Exploitation
OJJDP seeks to increase the technological investigative capacity and associated training for law enforcement, prosecutors, and other professionals through the development, refinement, and advancement of investigative tools, methods, and technologies that address child pornography, child exploitation, and child sex trafficking.
Specialized Services and Mentoring for Child and Youth Victims of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation
The purpose of this program is to enhance the capacity of applicant organizations to respond to the needs of children and youth who are victims of sexual exploitation/domestic sex trafficking as well as labor trafficking. There are three categories of funding available under this solicitation. Category 1: Specialized Services and Mentoring for Child and Youth Victims of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation. Category 2: Enhanced Service Delivery for Boys Who Are Victims of Sex and Labor Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Category 3: Preventing Sex Trafficking of Girls and Involvement in the Juvenile Justice System.