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NCJ Number: 171658 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Office of Justice Programs: Safe Kids-Safe Streets, Joint Solicitation
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 82
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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United States of America

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Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This program solicitation, the result of a collaborative effort among offices and bureaus of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), acknowledges the correlation between child abuse and neglect and later violent juvenile delinquency and the need to improve the criminal justice system response.
Abstract: The OJP set out to create a single program designed to break the cycle of early childhood victimization and later juvenile or adult criminality. The program solicitation combines the following agencies as funding partners: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Executive Office for Weed and Seed, Violence Against Women's Grants Office, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Institute of Justice, and Office for Victims of Crime. The purpose of the program solicitation is to develop community approaches that break the cycle of child and adolescent abuse and neglect, substantially reduce child maltreatment and fatalities, and improve outcomes for children and families. The program solicitation is directed toward urban, rural, and tribal communities engaged in integrated plans to ameliorate child abuse and resulting facilities. The target population includes children and adolescents at risk of abuse and neglect, children and adolescents identified as abused and neglected, abused and neglected children among troubled and delinquent youth populations who have not been previously identified as such, and supportive family members. Program elements encompass system reform and accountability, service continuity, data collection and evaluation, and prevention education and public information. Program eligibility requirements, selection criteria, and the application process are detailed. Appendixes contain instructions and application forms, peer review information, and a contact list.
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention programs
Index Term(s): Abused children; Adolescents at risk; Child abuse as delinquency factor; Child abuse prevention; Child victims; Children at risk; Crimes against children; Federal programs; Funding sources; Grants or contracts; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Juvenile to adult criminal careers; Juvenile victims
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