Proposals sought for services to court-involved youth Print

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 Department of Public Safety (DPS) in the amount of $143,039. Qualified programs will serve delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2013-14, beginning on July 1. Local public agencies, 501(c) (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, Specialized Foster Care, 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.

¨      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, Family Substance Use/Abuse, Parental Supervision Skills, Academic Performance, and Behavior Problems at School.

¨      Priority will be given to programs that demonstrate collaboration and innovation, and to those that offer services after school hours.

The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Monday, March 11. In order to apply for FY 2013-2014 JCPC funding, you must complete and submit your application online by accessing NC ALLIES. Instructions are available at the following link: https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000003,002476,002483,002482,002514

For questions, please contact Torrie Murphy, Chairman for the Haywood County JCPC, Haywood Resource Center, 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville, NC 28786; Phone 356-2834; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

For more information, technical assistance, or inquiring about grant writing workshops in your area, contact June Ward, Department of Public Safety JCPC 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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