Community Safety

Trauma-Interventions for Children and Youth in Foster Care

Trauma-Interventions for Children and Youth in Foster Care About The Children’s Bureau seeks trauma-informed interventions to address trauma in children and youth with complex mental, behavioral, and health conditions. This supports projects to implement interventions that are culturally and developmentally responsive, achieve demonstrable improvements in well-being for children and youth, Read more…

Juvenile Justice System Reform and Reinvestment Initiative

The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) Justice System Reform and Reinvestment Initiative, which is administered by the Department of Justice to introduce innovative, non-carceral recidivism-reduction policies and requires the financial savings from these policies to be invested in juvenile justice prevention and intervention programs that are proven to be effective.

State Newborn Screening System Priorities

This grant supports state and territorial Newborn Screen (NBS) programs addressing state/territory-specific challenges; pursue priorities to enhance, improve, and expand the NBS System; improve on NBS timeliness; support implementation of new conditions added to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel; and increase access to treatment and follow-up activities for individuals and their families with conditions identified through NBS.

HBCU Centers of Excellence

The Centers of Excellence grant funds innovative resource and education centers to recruit, train, and retain under-represented minority (URM) students and faculty at health professions schools. Programs improve information resources, clinical education, curricula, and cultural competence as they relate to minority health issues and social determinants of health.

State Justice Assistance Grant

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program – State Solicitation Grant can be a substantial source of funding to state governments for innovative non-carceral approaches to crime reduction and survivor safety. This grant funds prevention and education programs, corrections and community corrections programs, and drug treatment programs.

Local Justice Assistance Grant

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program – Local Solicitation (JAG) can be used to fund innovative, non-carceral responses for safety as well as services for those currently incarcerated. Grant money has been used for funds prevention and education programs, corrections and community corrections programs, and drug treatment programs.