Women and Girls in the Justice System - Programs

This section provides examples of State and local programs and initiatives available online.
The National Institute of Justice's uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. On you will find reviews of specific programs and practices that focus on a variety of justice topics and populations, including women and girls.
Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP): Female Offenders
The BOP provides female offenders with appropriate programs and services to meet the physical, social, and psychological needs of this group.
National Directory of Programs for Women with Criminal Justice Involvement
The National Institute of Corrections, in partnership with the Women's Prison Association, has developed this Directory to provide information on programs available in each state that provide guidance and assistance to females involved in the justice system.
National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's NREPP is a searchable online registry of interventions supporting mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and mental health and substance abuse treatment. NREPP interventions can be searched by factors such as gender and intervention setting.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Model Programs Guide (MPG)
MPG is designed to assist practitioners and communities in implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention programs that can make a difference in the lives of children and communities. The MPG database of over 200 evidence-based programs covers the entire continuum of youth services from prevention through sanctions to reentry.

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