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The Haywood County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is seeking proposals to provide services to Juvenile Court-involved youth in Haywood County.

The JCPC anticipates funds from the North Carolina Dept. of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJDP) in the amount of $143,039. Qualified programs will serve delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2012-13, beginning on July 1. Local public agencies, 501©3 nonprofit corporations and local housing authorities are invited to submit applications for programs that address the following elements:

  • The services provided meet one or more of the following criteria: Mentoring, Interpersonal Skills/Experiential Skills, Restitution/Community Service, Structured Day Programming, Temporary Shelter Care or Group Home;
  • The program targets one or more of the following known risk factors for juvenile delinquency and repeat delinquency: Negative Peer Associations, History of Assault or Runaway, Known Use of Alcohol/Drugs, School Behavior Problems, Family Discord or Violence and/or Parental Supervision; and
  • The program addresses one or more of the following concerns as reported in a Needs Assessment for Court-Involved Youth: General Peer Relationships, Mental Health Needs, Substance Use/Abuse, Parental Supervision Skills, Academic Performance, Peer Relationships at School.

The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 9. All new applicants must attend Applicant Orientation at 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, in the conference room of the Haywood County Office Building, located at 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville, NC 28786. In order to apply for FY 2012-2013 JCPC funding, you must complete and submit your application online by accessing NC ALLIES. Instructions are available at the following link - http://www.juvjus.state.nc.us/jcpc/forms_agreements.html .

, chairman for the Haywood County JCPC, Haywood County Courthouse, Third Floor, 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786; Phone – 452-7305; Email – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please RSVP for Applicant Orientation to Teague by 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14.

For more information, technical assistance, or inquiring about grant writing workshops in your area, contact June Ward, Div. of Juvenile Justice Area Consultant, at 828-250-3809.

 

For more information, contact:
David Teague, Public Information Officer
Haywood County
828-452-7305; 828-400-9691 or
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