In Massachusetts, the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), Office of Grants & Research (OGR) is responsible for administering the federal Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program. The JABG Program supports states and units of local government in their efforts to strengthen their juvenile justice systems through offender-focused and system-focused activities that promote accountability. It is authorized under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended (42 U.S.C. 3796ee et.seq.). At the federal level, the JABG Program is administered by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
The 2013 JABG application will be due by 3pm, September 12, 2013. Below are the necessary documents needed to complete the application process.