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Apply Now: Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents with Minor Children

OJJDPThe U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is accepting applications for the FY2018 Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents With Minor Children Program, which is funded through the Second Chance Act. This program provides funding for states (including territories) and units of local government to promote and expand services in detention and correctional facilities for incarcerated individuals who have children younger than age 18. This program will provide funding to implement positive family engagement strategies and activities that address the needs of incarcerated parents with children that are minors. Program activities that can be funded under this program include developing strategies to increase and enhance communication between the child and his or her incarcerated parent while maintaining safe facilities as well as providing transitional reentry services that incorporate a focus on parental responsibility for incarcerated parents.

To learn more about this opportunity, see the solicitation or this FAQ. Applications are due by May 22.