The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Alameda, County Of||$ 800,000||   ||2020-10-01||2024-09-30|
|Criminal Justice Coordinating Council||$ 800,000||   ||2020-10-01||2024-09-30|
|Hope Of Buffalo||$ 800,000||   ||2020-10-01||2024-09-30|
|Corrections, Missouri Department Of||$ 2,180,250||   ||2020-03-01||2024-09-30|
|County Of Ventura||$ 2,200,000||   ||2020-03-01||2024-09-30|
|Hamilton, County Of||$ 2,200,000||   ||2020-03-01||2024-09-30|
|Insight Garden Program||$ 494,817||   ||2019-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Judicial Branch, State Of Connecticut||$ 613,957||   ||2019-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Dallas County Community Supervision And Corrections Department||$ 868,054||   ||2019-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Parole, Nebraska Board Of||$ 553,445||   ||2019-10-01||2023-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
To facilitate offenders successful reintegration into society, the following sections of the Second Chance Act have been funded:
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ State, Tribal, and Local Reentry Courts - authorizes the creation of state, local, and tribal reentry courts to monitor offenders and provide them with the treatment services needed to establish a self-sustaining and law-abiding life.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Family-Based Substance Abuse Treatment - authorizes grants to states, local governments, and Indian tribes to develop and implement prison-based and family-based treatment programs for incarcerated parents who have minor children.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Evaluate and Improve Education at Prisons, Jails, and Juvenile Facilities - authorizes a grant to study the effectiveness of educational programs in prisons and jails and identify best or promising practices.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Technology Careers Training Demonstration Grants - authorizes grants to develop training programs for offenders no more than 3 years from release to find jobs in higher paying, technology-related jobs.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Offender Reentry Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice Collaboration - authorizes grants to develop treatment programs to better address the needs of returning offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Adult and Juvenile Demonstration - authorizes grants to states and local governments that may be used to promote the safe and successful reintegration into the community of individuals who have been incarcerated.
Allowable uses of funds include mentorship, housing, education and job training, engagement with community colleges, family programming, initiatives addressing victim priorities and restorative justice, research to improve the effectiveness of release and revocation decisions using risk assessment tools, and reentry court programs.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Mentoring Grants to Nonprofit Organizations - authorizes grants to nonprofit organizations that may be used for mentoring of adult offenders or providing transitional services for reintegration into the community.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
The standard application form (SF-424), as furnished by the federal agency in accordance with 28 CFR, Part 66 (Common Rule), must be used for this program.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.