Hoeven Announces DOJ Funding to ND Department of Corrections Division of Juvenile Services
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), through the Office of Justice Programs, has awarded $423,402 to the North Dakota Department of Corrections Division of Juvenile Services in Bismarck. Today’s grant, authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act, will be used to support improvements to the juvenile justice system through prevention and intervention efforts. This includes developing effective education, training, research, prevention, diversion, treatment and rehabilitation programs to keep youth engaged in school and out of the juvenile justice system.
“This funding from DOJ will support the state’s efforts to keep young people engaged in school and their communities and out of the juvenile justice system, enhancing preventative measures and rehabilitation efforts to help them succeed in their adult lives,” said Hoeven.
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