The FY 2014 Second Chance Act Strengthening Relationships Between Young Fathers and Their Children:
A Reentry Mentoring Project helps ensure that the transition young fathers make from secure confinement facilities back to their families and their communities is successful and promotes public safety.
solicitation will fund mentoring and comprehensive transitional services, emphasizing developing parenting skills, to offenders who are young fathers.
This program is authorized pursuant to Section 211 of the Second Chance Act, Pub.
110-199; and paragraph (22) under the State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance heading of the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2014, Pub.
113-76; 128 Stat.
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Full AnnouncementAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations (including faith-based, tribal, and community nonprofit organizations) and federally recognized Indian tribes.
Applicants must submit letters of support or memoranda of understanding with juvenile justice or adult correctional agencies that oversee the reentry process for young fathers (younger than 25 years old).
Applicants may choose to partner with other community-based agencies to provide some reentry services, including the mentoring component.
Award recipients must admit to the program targeted youth who were adjudicated prior to their 25th birthday.
Further, applicants may continue to implement a reentry plan for these individuals beyond their 25th birthday.
OJJDP does not have a set timeline for terminating these services; they can continue as long as is deemed therapeutically necessary.
OJJDP may elect to make awards for applications submitted under this competitive solicitation in future fiscal years, dependent on the merit of the applications and on the availability of appropriations.
OJJDP welcomes applications that involve two or more entities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the others must be proposed as subrecipients.
The applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for conducting and leading the program as applicable. Full Opportunity Web Address:http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/2ndChanceActCOIP.pdf Contact:
For assistance with any requirements of this solicitation, contact the Justice Information Center (JIC) at 1┬ľ877┬ľ927┬ľ5657, via e-mail to JIC@telesishq.com, or by live Web chat. JIC hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern t Agency Email Description:
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JIC@telesishq.com Date Posted:
2014-06-17Application Due Date: