This grant program from the U.S. Department of Labor offers organizations the opportunity to develop and implement programs that focus on addressing employment barriers faced by youth who are involved with the court system.
The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance to promote programs for adults with serious mental disorders that maximize self-determination and recovery and promote access to treatment by decreasing an individual’s dependence on expensive social services or psychiatric hospitalization.
The purpose of this program from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is to provide funding to states to enhance and/or expand their treatment service systems to increase capacity and provide accessible, effective, comprehensive, and coordinated care and evidence-based medication-assisted treatment and recovery support services to individuals with opioid use disorders.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is now accepting grant applications for this program, which supports the training of teachers and others who interact with youth through community-level programming, including parents, law enforcement, faith-based leaders, and more.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking a training and technical assistance provider for this national program for law enforcement task forces.
Up to eight sites will be funded to implement performance measures intended to gauge prosecution efforts in cases of sexual assault
The NPS and NCRP, BJS’s flagship data collection programs, measure the size and composition of state and federal prison populations on an annual basis.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is now accepting applications for national training and technical assistance for its Smart Defense Initiative program. The Smart Defense Initiative program, administered by BJA, focuses on improving the quality of […]
The program focuses on improving the quality of public defense delivery programs, including the implementation of quality legal presentation for indigent criminal defendants.
Selected applicants will provide TTA to state and local law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, and communities to improve the level of knowledge, communication, collaboration, and tactics involved with addressing gun crime and gang violence that impact communities throughout the nation.
The program provides financial and technical assistance for the development and implementation of drug courts that effectively integrate evidence-based substance use treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting.
The purpose of the program is to improve the accuracy, utility, and interstate accessibility of criminal history records. It also aims to enhance automated identification systems, the records of protective orders related to domestic violence and stalking, and more.
The goal of the program is to support jurisdictions in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address the challenges posed by reentry.
The program will assist multidisciplinary teams in developing a stronger infrastructure to improve system processes and outcomes for at-risk youth involved in multiple systems.
The purpose of the program is to develop, enhance, and/or expand infrastructure and treatment service systems to individuals who experience chronic homelessness.
The program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
he grant focuses on developing community partnerships to assist law enforcement in locating and working with missing persons who have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.
The purpose of this program is to improve mental health outcomes for children and youth—those who have serious emotional disturbances and are no more than 21 years old—and their families.
The U.S. Department of Labor is now accepting applications for this grant opportunity, which aims to provide employability skills to individuals incarcerated at local jails.
The program is designed to increase public safety and improve access to effective treatment for people with mental disorders who are involved with the criminal justice system by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, mental health treatment, and substance use systems.
The program is designed to improve the outcomes of adults who have co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders through increased screening, assessment, and programming during incarceration, and improved provision of appropriate, evidence-based services and treatment after release.
Competitive proposals will include creative approaches to reducing the state and federal prison population, reducing recidivism, and addressing racial disparities in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
The U.S. Department of Justice is now accepting applications for social and behavioral science research and program evaluations that address the effectiveness of programs, practices, and policies designed to reduce firearms violence.
The program will provide funding to states, territories, and tribes to improve treatment for adolescents and/or transitional-aged youth who have substance use disorders or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
The program will provide funding to states, territories, and tribes to develop a comprehensive strategic plan in order to improve treatment for youth ages 12–18, and/or transitional aged youth (ages 16–25) who have substance use disorders or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
analysis will help improve the understanding of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking American Indian and Alaska Native population communities.
The program is seeking proposals that will study how criminal justice practitioners use research in their decision-making processes and how they implement evidence-based programs and practices.
The goals of the program are to improve knowledge and understanding of bias crime victimization through science, and to provide objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against victims of hate crime.
The U.S. Department of Justice is now accepting applications for funding for social and behavioral science research and evaluation related to justice system topics including policing, courts, and institutional and community corrections that are related directly to federal, state, local, or tribal criminal and juvenile justice policy and practice.
The U.S. Department of Justice is now accepting applications for funding for research projects involving researcher-practitioner partnerships that are either new or ongoing
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is now accepting applications for research— including the evaluation of promising practices—related to the investigation and adjudication of sexual assault on college campuses.
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is now accepting applications to support a postdoctoral fellow in conducting original data collection and/or secondary data analyses on violence against women, including intimate partner violence, sexual violence, stalking, and teen dating violence.
Hosted by the National Partnership for Juvenile Services, this training event will provide juvenile justice professionals opportunities to learn and discuss the latest research and information on effective juvenile justice practices.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently announced the Safety and Justice Challenge, an initial five-year $75 million investment to reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails. Core to the Challenge is a competition that will fund 20 jurisdictions working to reduce incarceration and improve the way their local criminal justice systems function.
The intent of the program is to leverage state, local, or tribal subject matter expertise to assess areas of need and to develop strategies, tools, and policies in collaboration with BJA staff for the benefit of the criminal justice field.
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University‘s McCourt School of Public Policy is now accepting applications for the 2015 Youth in Custody Certificate Program. Designed for professionals in the juvenile justice field, this weeklong program helps participants build the skills and capacity to begin or accelerate systematic change and improve the outcomes of youth in custody.
The purpose of this program is to establish projects for the provision of coordinated and integrated services through the colocation of primary and specialty care medical services in community-based behavioral health settings.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is now accepting submissions to its scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, “Juvenile and Family Court Journal.” Articles should focus on issues of interest to the field of juvenile and family justice, including child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, dual status youth, domestic violence, substance use, child custody and visitation, judicial leadership, and related topics.
This funding opportunity from the National Institute of Justice calls for research to (a) identify differences in correctional agency policies and practices across the United States regarding efforts to keeping contraband out of correctional facilities, and (b) measure the efficacy of these polices and practices.
The National Institute of Justice is now accepting applications for innovative doctoral dissertation research in STEM fields that is relevant to providing solutions to better ensure public safety, prevent and control crime, and ensure the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.
Successful applicants will use the funds from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop registered apprenticeship programs that align with other post-secondary educational offerings and create pathways to long-term careers.
The institute, designed for community corrections professionals, provides participants with a fundamental understanding of leadership within corrections