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Funds Available for Juvenile Delinquency Interventions

Approximately $508,064 in state funding will be awarded to local non-profits and public agencies to assist in funding a variety of innovative projects for delinquent and at-risk youth.  There is a mandatory Applicant Orientation meeting on January 17, 2014 to be held in the Buncombe County Administration building, located at 200 College Street, Asheville on the 4th floor in room 404.  Currently funded agencies will meet from 9:00 to 9:30 am and new applicants will meet from 9:30 to 11:00 am.  Guidelines will be handed out at that time.

Programs will be required to address parental/guardian involvement throughout the program’s term.

Programs need to utilize at least one of the following interventions:

  • Experiential Skill Building with a Mentoring Component
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Mediation
  • Parent and Family Skill Building
  • Restitution/Community Service
  • Runaway Shelter
  • Sex Offender Treatment
  • Specialized Foster Care
  • Structured Day
  • Teen Court
  • Temporary Foster Care
  • Tutoring/Academic Enhancement

The Allocations Task Force of the Buncombe County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is responsible for reviewing and allocating grant proposals and monitoring projects designed to serve delinquent and at risk youth and reduce the number of youth who enter the state’s youth development centers.  The funding comes from the NC Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice.  Any non-profits or public agency interested in receiving a grant from NCDPS is required to send a representative to the Applicant Orientation meeting on January 17, 2014.  Currently funded programs, please do not access NC Allies until after January 1st.  For more information, please contact Melissa Moses, JCPC Coordinator at 828-776-7204.