Juvenile Crime Prevention Council requests proposals

County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Request for Proposals

$25,000 Anticipated County Allocation 30% Required Local Match Rate Date Advertised August 1, 2012

The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) has studied the risk factors and needs for Juvenile Court involved youth in this county and hereby publishes the Request for Proposals. The JCPC anticipates funds from the NC Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Juvenile Justice in the amount stated above to fund the program types specified below. Such programs will serve delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2012-2013 beginning on, or after, July 1, 2012. The use of these funds in this county requires a local match in the amount specified above.

The JCPC will consider proposals for the following needed programs:

Sex Offender Specific Evaluations and Treatment. Target population for is Juvenile Court referred youth. The applicant should have the ability to bill for any Medicaid eligible services.

Proposed program services should target the following risk factors for delinquency or repeat delinquency:

Adjudicated youth with: peer relationship issues and associate with delinquent youth and associate with or are gang members, with moderate or serious school behavioral issues, with some substance use or abuse who are in need of assessment or treatment, sex offenders.

Programs should address the following concerns as reported in the Needs Assessments for adjudicated youth:

  • Peer Domain: Adjudicated or at risk youth who regularly associated with delinquent peers or associate with gang members or are gang members.
  • Individual Domain: Adjudicated or at risk youth who need substance abuse assessment and/or treatment, need mental health assessments and/or treatment or who sexually victimize others.
  • Family Domain: Adjudicated or at risk youth who have parents who are in need of parent/family supervision skills, a history of domestic discord or violence and criminal activity.
  • School Domain: Adjudicated or at risk youth, who have multiple unexcused absences, short term or long term suspensions, or who have dropped out of school.

Applicants are being sought that are able to address items below:

  1. Program Services compatible with research that are shown to be effective with juvenile offenders.
  2. Program services are outcome–based.
  3. The program has and evaluation component.
  4. Program services detect gang participation and divert individuals for m gang participation

Local public agencies, 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporations and local housing authorities are invited to submit applications to provide services addressing the above elements.

Dianne Pennell - JCPC Chairperson or Designee at 704-920-3157.

In order to apply for FY 2012-2013 JCPC funding, you must complete and submit your application online by accessing NC Allies. Please read and follow all instructions at the following link:

www.juvjus.state.nc.us/jcpc/forms_agreements.html

After submitting the application electronically, print and submit hard copies as indicated below. Private non-profits are also required to submit No Over Due Tax forms, Conflict of Interest Statements, and proof of 501 (c)(3) status.

NOTE: For further information, or technical assistance about applying for JCPC funds in this county, contact Rich Smith, Div. of Juvenile Justice Area Consultant, at (704- 603-6833)

Deadline for Application is: August 31, 2012 by 5:00 P.M.

Mail or Deliver Applications: Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Department, P.O. Box 525 Concord, NC 28025 (Attn: Dianne Pennell) Number of original copies to submit: 26, Telephone: (704-920-3157).