The program provides funding for police agencies to identify and define their most pressing crime problems and institute lasting operational and organizational changes.
Funding and Training Opportunities
The program provides funding for parole and probation agencies to help prevent recidivism and reduce crime through the use of principles underpinning the Hawaii Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Program.
The program provides funding for agencies to develop best practices for prescribing and co-prescribing FDA-approved overdose reversal drugs.
The program provides funding to help states to review and streamline occupational licensing requirements in state-identified occupations and to promote portability of state licenses to and from other states.
The program provides funding to help facilitate the type of assessment, planning, and monitoring critical to understanding if a system, agency, or juvenile reentry program is functioning as intended and meeting its goals and target outcomes.
This program supports field-initiated, methodologically rigorous research and/or evaluations focused on interactions between law enforcement and youth to identify and develop programs and policies that ensure officer, youth, and community safety.
This program supports states and localities in developing and implementing strategies to ensure that youth involved with the juvenile justice system have fair and equal access to quality legal representation.
The TTA provider must offer tribal jurisdictions assistance to plan, implement, or enhance community supervision practices and reentry programming strategies for tribal communities.
The program provides funding to help agencies assess the highest priority needs of criminal justice communities, encouraging activities that will improve criminal justice policy and practice.
This program provides funding for states (including territories), and units of local government to promote and expand services for incarcerated individuals who have children younger than age 18.
This program provides funding for states (including territories), units of local government, federally recognized tribal governments, nonprofit and for profit organizations, and institutions of higher education to implement evidence-based substance addiction and mental illness treatment services for youth who are returning to their communities from incarceration.
The program provides funding for agencies to collect submissions of automated case-level data sets in order to combine and aggregate these unique data sets to produce national estimates of U.S. juvenile court activity.
This program provides resources to improve scientific knowledge of factors related to the commission of violent crime and develop knowledge to advance strategies for violence prevention and reduction.
The program provides funding for research and/or evaluation projects that examine the impact of police crime-reduction practices.
The program provides funding to develop plans for developmentally appropriate, culturally and linguistically competent services and supports to address serious mental illnesses among youth 16–25 years of age.
The program provides funding for probation and parole agencies to implement more effective practices to reduce recidivism, and for a training and technical assistance provider to assist in developing a model for probation agencies to partner with other justice agencies to further mutual public safety goals.
The program provides funding to effectively target and address significant and violent crime issues in neighborhoods with high rates of crime through collaborative cross-sector approaches that are linked with broader neighborhood development goals.
The grant program supports community- and faith-based organizations and Indian tribes in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative programs that support people who are reentering communities from incarceration and are at medium-to-high risk of reoffending.
The initiative will provide technical assistance for public housing authorities that, in collaboration with justice system partners, are seeking to plan and implement reentry programs and/or change their admissions policies regarding people with conviction histories.
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 Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents with Minor Children
- Apply Now: Second Chance Act Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision Program
- Apply Now: Innovations in Supervision Initiative—Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Program
- Apply Now: Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program