OJJDP FY 2016 Family Drug Court Statewide System Reform

ojjdp-logo-smallOJJDP FY 2016 Family Drug Court Statewide System Reform – The Family Drug Court program seeks to build the capacity of states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments to either implement new or enhance pre-existing drug courts to provide services for individuals with substance use disorders or substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders who are involved with the family dependency court as a result of child abuse and neglect issues. OJJDP encourages applicants to review the recommendations from the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence and the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence and the National Research Council’s Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach and Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform and consider incorporating the recommendations into their applications, where applicable. Current Closing Date for Applications: May 15, 2016.