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Description

Through comprehensive and coordinated efforts at the federal, state, and local levels, OJP’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) aims to reduce youth crime and violence. OJJDP supports prevention and early intervention programs that are making a difference for young people and their communities, and through research and programming works to strengthen the nation's juvenile justice system. Other OJP components, including the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office for Victims of Crime, also provide programming and research support for outreach to juveniles and their families.

Funding Opportunities

Visit the following sites to learn about juvenile justice-related funding opportunities from OJP bureaus and other federal sources:

See the OJP Current Funding Opportunities page to learn more about opportunities and to access archived solicitations.

Programs/Initiatives

Also see the Juveniles page on the CrimeSolutions website for ratings of related programs.

Training and Technical Assistance

The Current Funding Opportunities section of our site captures available opportunities from our bureaus and program offices, including the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). To be notified of new OJJDP grant announcements, including those that relate to mentoring, subscribe to OJJDP's Juvenile Justice (JUVJUST) Electronic Newsletter and connect with OJJDP via social media.

You may also wish to subscribe to the weekly Funding News from NCJRS email message or to JUSTINFO, an email newsletter that is sent twice each month and captures information about funding opportunities from the Office of Justice Programs (OJP). In addition to providing funding announcements, JUSTINFO captures recently released OJP publications and resources.

Current funding opportunities from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) can be found on the Open Funding section of the OJJDP website. To be notified of new OJJDP grant announcements, subscribe to OJJDP's Juvenile Justice (JUVJUST) Electronic Newsletter and connect with OJJDP via social media.

You may also wish to subscribe to the weekly Funding News from NCJRS email message or to JUSTINFO, an email newsletter that is sent twice each month and captures information about funding opportunities from OJJDP and the Office of Justice Programs bureaus and program offices. In addition to providing funding announcements, JUSTINFO captures recently released publications and resources, as well as information about upcoming events.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Child Welfare Information Gateway website contains a listing of websites and phone numbers for specific agencies designated to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect in each state. To identify the appropriate agency to contact in a specific state, see the State Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Numbers page. You can also contact the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 800-4-A-Child (800-422-4453).

For additional information and resources, see the Child Abuse Special Feature.