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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
Mar 30, 2020

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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.

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
  • Encourage program investments in economically distressed communities (Qualified Opportunity Zones)

Eligible applicants include:

  • States and territories
  • State and local courts
  • Units of local government
  • Federally recognized Tribal governments acting on behalf of a single jurisdiction drug court
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Category 1:

  • Award ceiling - $500,000
  • Estimated number of awards - 5
  • Project period - 48 months

Category 2:

  • Award ceiling - $600,000
  • Estimated number of awards - 8
  • Project period - 48 months
Application process

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

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

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