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Cleveland County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council funds available for "at risk youths"

The Cleveland County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council announces the availability of $277,984 in intervention and prevention funds for services to youths most at risk of court involvement. JCPC funds require a local cash or in-kind match of 20%.
Based on the JCPC planning process conducted to date, the continuum of program services and structures needed in this county have been identified to be the following:
• Parent/Family Skill Building
• Residential Service Programs: Temporary Crisis Shelter/Foster Care
• Interpersonal Skill Building
• Substance Abuse Counseling/Treatment
• Assessment Services: Clinical/Psychological, Substance Abuse, Sex Offender Specific
• Home Based Family Counseling
• Mental Health Counseling
• Community Service/Restitution
• Mentoring
• Teen Court
• Mediation/Conflict Resolution
Any organization interested in applying is required to attend a mandatory orientation meeting on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 10:00 am in Room 387 of the Public Health Department.
Local public agencies, 501(c)3 non-profit corporations and local housing authorities wishing to submit applications for programs to provide any of these intervention services will need to access application forms and other necessary information from the NC ALLIES website with instructions at http://www.ncdps.gov/Juvenile-Justice/Community-Programs/Juvenile-Crime-Prevention-Councils/Program-Agreement-Information or by calling Linda Graney at the Area Office of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention at 828-296-4743.
Private non-profits are also required to submit No Over Due Tax forms, Conflict of Interest Policy, and proof of 501(c)(3)status.
Program Applications are to be submitted electronically by February 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. A copy of the application should also be sent to Margie Christopher at mcchcc@charlotte.twcbc.com and a copy of the most recent agency audit should be attached.
Interviews with the program committee will be scheduled February 23 for all applicants. For more information please call Margie Christopher at 704-484-2558.
Submitted by Margie Christopher

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