The objective of this competition is to spur the provision of innovative entrepreneurial education and access to capital resources for formerly incarcerated people or those who were convicted of nonviolent offenses.
The SOAR program assists states and localities to expedite access to the Social Security Administration’s disability programs—Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)—for persons who are experiencing or at risk for homelessness and have a mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorder, or other serious medical condition.
This program provides resources to state, local, and tribal governments to establish or enhance the provision of treatment to facilitate the successful reintegration of adults returning from incarceration to their communities.
This program aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment needs, and reducing opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid use disorder.
This program provides resources to state, local, and tribal governments and courts to enhance drug court programs and systems—including those related to opioid substance use disorders—for people charged with or convicted of nonviolent crimes who have substance use disorders.
The purpose of this program is to develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral health care and primary health care workforce that provides substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services.
The goal of this assistance is to aid parole boards in their desire to identify key areas in need of attention, develop consensus, and help stimulate meaningful changes in their policies, procedures, and methods.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), through its administration of the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC), is inviting letters of interest from organizations that are interested in providing technical assistance to employers to support the hiring of people with criminal records.
Funded through the Second Chance Act, this program provides resources to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes to develop and implement more effective and evidence-based probation and parole practices that effectively address people’s needs and reduce recidivism.
This program develops and provides a range of training, technical assistance, and resources to state, tribal, community, and private organizations that serve minority youth who are in or are at risk of entering the juvenile justice system.
This program uses alternatives to incarceration that have been shown to produce better outcomes for youth.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is now soliciting applications for the Smart Policing Initiative to support implementation and evaluation of unique approaches to chronic crime problems, emerging crime problems, or barriers to police agencies’ ability to address such problems.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is now accepting applications for the Smart Prosecution project, which seeks to enable prosecutorial agencies to identify and define their most pressing crime problems and institute lasting cultural and organizational changes that foster reliance on and effective use of evidence-based practices, data, and technology.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is accepting applications for direct grants to states through the Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms.