Funding under this grant program can be used by states to develop or supplement existing training and/or professional development that is tailored to the unique needs and challenges related to juvenile prosecution.
Funding and Training Opportunities
This grant program supports the development and implementation of comprehensive and collaborative reentry strategies to reduce recidivism among people reentering the community who are at medium to high risk for recidivating and to improve public safety.
The program provides funding for agencies to enhance pre-existing drug courts or implement new drug courts for youth in the juvenile justice system who have substance addictions or co-occurring substance addictions and mental illnesses, including histories of trauma.
The program provides funding to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance use, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native youth through the age of 24 years.
The program provides funding for agencies to offer training and technical assistance to all federally recognized tribes around juvenile justice issues.
The program provides funding for agencies to help improve outcomes for young children by developing, maintaining, or enhancing infant and early childhood mental health promotion, intervention, and treatment services.
The program aims to provide support to organizations as they strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities with active chapters, subawardees, and/or other mentoring organizations. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types of mentoring services for at-risk and high-risk youth populations.
The purpose of the program is to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services through the expansion of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, which provide person- and family-centered services.
The Fellowship aims to harness the power of writers and writing in bearing witness to the societal consequences of mass incarceration by capturing and sharing the stories of incarcerated individuals, their families, communities, and the wider impact of the criminal justice system.
The grant provides funding aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women and girls through workforce and vocational skill development, financial literacy education, and entrepreneurship.
The program provides funding to support research designed to build, test, and increase understanding of approaches to reducing inequality in youth outcomes on the basis of race, ethnicity, economic standing, or immigrant origin status.
The fund will award grants in support of initiatives that seek to correct the circumstances contributing to the condition of homelessness.
The program provides funding for rigorous research to examine initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs to reduce recidivism.
Serving Safely is a national initiative designed to improve interactions between police and persons affected by mental illnesses and developmental disabilities.
This grant program will provide funding for strategic planning grants to replicate the framework developed in the Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies pilot project.
The focus of this grant program is to provide standardized screening and assessment; collaborative comprehensive case management; and pre- and post-release programming that address criminogenic risk and needs, including mental illness and substance abuse.
The training institute features a portfolio of on-site training opportunities addressing critical topics in juvenile justice, including probation system review training and multi-system information and data sharing.
This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm among youth involved the justice system.
Second Chance Act Funding Opportunities
- Apply Now: Second Chance Act Innovations in Reentry Initiative–Reducing Recidivism Through Systems Improvement
- Apply Now: Second Chance Act Adult Reentry and Employment Strategic Planning Program
- Apply Now: Second Chance Act Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness