The core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 are outlined in the Core Requirements section of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention website.
For problems associated with gangs in schools, view Responding to Gangs in Schools: A Collaborative Approach to School Safety, a resource developed by the National Gang Center (NGC) with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). For additional gang resources, see OJJDP's Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Gang Prevention, the Gangs Special Feature, as well as the NGC website.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) delivers customized training and technical assistance to the juvenile justice field. NTTAC also maintains a directory of subject matter experts and providers that meet the needs of the field and conducts continuing needs assessments of the field.
To learn more about NTTAC and its services, go to the Training and Technical Assistance section of the OJJDP website and view the NTTAC brochure.
Visit the Current Funding Opportunities section of our site for open opportunities. You can also conduct a search of funding opportunities from all federal agencies using the Grants.gov website. This site captures federal funding information covering a wealth of different topics, including those related to juvenile and criminal justice.
To stay informed when funding opportunities are released from OJP bureaus and offices on this and other topics, subscribe to our electronic newsletter, JUSTINFO. You can also register with our National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) to receive additional notices from the NCJRS federal sponsors regarding funding releases and program updates and subscribe to Funding News from NCJRS to stay informed.
To learn more about juvenile drug court efforts and activities, see the following resources:
A pre-packaged set of the Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is not available. However, each individual title can be ordered separately for those that are available in the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) inventory. You can access the titles and corresponding NCJ inventory numbers for the materials that make up this series on the OJJDP website. Please contact NCJRS to inquire about ordering the Portable Guides.
Information on internet crimes against children and the prevention of such crimes can be located on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program page and the Internet Safety Special Feature section of our website.
JUVJUST is an electronic listserv produced by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), which provides email subscribers with the latest announcements of relevant OJJDP publications, programs, funding opportunities, events, and news items. To subscribe, visit the Subscribe to JUVJUST page.
Information and data showing the prevalence of youth gangs are available in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) fact sheet In Focus: Youth Gangs, the report Highlights of the 2012 National Youth Gang Survey and the OJJDP-sponsored Guide to Assessing Your Community's Youth Gang Problem. The National Gang Center website also contains information and resources on the topic. For additional information, see our Gangs Special Feature.