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Budget Summary FY2018

03391005 - Divert Juveniles Young Adults from Criminal Justice
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
0339-1005 Divert Juveniles Young Adults from Criminal Justice
For a competitive grant program to be administered by the office of the commissioner of probation for cities and towns, acting either individually or jointly, to pilot or expand multidisciplinary approaches to divert juveniles and young adults from the juvenile and criminal justice systems prior to arrest or arraignment through coordinated programs for prevention and intervention serving youths and their families, including: (i) connecting youths to mental health services; (ii) providing youth development activities and mentoring; (iii) promoting school safety, family home visits, juvenile diversion programs and restorative justice and mediation programs; and (iv) providing assistance for families and schools to navigate the legal system; provided, that eligible applicants may partner with nonprofit organizations to provide programs and services; provided further, that the office of the commissioner of probation shall give preference to applications that: (a) clearly outline a comprehensive plan for municipalities to collaborate with law enforcement, schools, community-based organizations and government agencies to address juvenile delinquency and young adult crime; (b) include written commitments of municipalities, law enforcement agencies, schools, community-based organizations and government agencies to collaborate; (c) make a written commitment to match grant funds with a 25 per cent matching grant provided by either municipal or private contributions; and (d) identify a local governmental unit to serve as the fiscal agent for the proposed programs and services; and provided further, that administrative costs for successful grant applications shall not exceed 5 per cent of the value of the grant
0 250,000