Adult & Juvenile Justice Assistance
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF AVAILABLE FUNDS
The goal for the 2021 Colorado Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program as established by the Governor-appointed JAG Board is to support implementation of sustainable programs or to provide resources that prevent or reduce or address crime, delinquency, recidivism, or improve outcomes for those affected by crime, using innovative, multidisciplinary, evidence-based, promising or best practices.
The Office of Adult and Juvenile Justice Assistance (OAJJA) manages several state and federal grant programs--all designed to provide support to and assist in the improvement of the justice system. Programs range from juvenile justice funding to support priorities such as addressing the needs of low-risk but high-need juveniles or research and evaluation, to criminal justice funding that supports local law enforcement and other criminal justice entities. Funding is generally made available to local and state agencies (both governmental and non-governmental) through a grant-making process.
DCJ is committed to Restorative Justice especially in juvenile diversion. Learn more by visiting RJ Colorado.
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