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Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.585
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Jun 15, 2021

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The Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program provides funding for state, local, and tribal governments to create and enhance juvenile drug treatment court programs for youth in the justice system with substance abuse problems, specifically related to opioid abuse, and/or co-occurring mental health disorders, including histories of trauma.

Awards will be made in 2 categories:

  • Category 1: Juvenile drug treatment court planning and implementation for jurisdictions where no juvenile drug court currently exists or a juvenile drug court has been operational for less than a year
  • Category 2: Juvenile drug treatment court enhancement for courts that have been fully operational for at least 1 year

Priority consideration will be given to applications that:

  • Addresses the specific challenges that rural and underserved communities face with limited opportunity to access juvenile drug treatment courts
  • Benefit individuals who reside in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties
  • Encourage program investments in economically distressed communities (Qualified Opportunity Zones)

Eligible applicants include:

  • State and territorial governments
  • City, township, and county governments
  • Federally recognized Tribal governments
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Category 1:

  • Award ceiling - $600,000
  • Estimated number of awards - 5
  • Project period - 48 months

Category 2:

  • Award ceiling - $750,000
  • Estimated number of awards - 10
  • Project period - 48 months
Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by the June 15, 2021 deadline.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by the June 29, 2021 deadline.

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Illicit drug use · Mental health · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse

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