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Open OJJDP Funding Opportunities

Discover current Fiscal Year 2021 funding opportunities available from OJJDP. 

Juvenile Arrests, 2019

In 2019, law enforcement agencies made an estimated 696,620 arrests of youth younger than 18—the fewest arrests of juveniles in nearly 4 decades.

JustGrants Training Resources

Learn more about the application process for OJP and DOJ funding opportunities. Find training resources including videos, a job aid, a new DOJ Application Checklist, and webinar recording.

JustGrants will be unavailable during planned DOJ Financial Management system upgrades

Due to planned DOJ Financial Management system upgrades, JustGrants will be unavailable for users from Friday, May 7, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. ET, to Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 5:30 a.m. ET. The Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) system will be available for grant payments during the JustGrants system outage as long as the Department of Treasury’s ASAP is available. Please review this communication about the planned JustGrants system outage to learn more.

Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018

The Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018 (JJRA) reauthorizes and substantially amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. The JJRA Redline tracks changes implemented by the new law. 

OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2021

The March/April newsletter focuses on OJJDP's reentry programs and the vital role children's advocacy centers play in responding to cases of child abuse, and introduces a new section titled, "Tribal Connections."

OJJDP Observes National Drug Courts Month

OJJDP-funded drug courts help youth and families overcome the effects of substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. In FY 20, OJJDP awarded $33.5 million to drug treatment court programs nationwide.

Learn about Funding

Learn about Funding

OJJDP funding programs support state and community efforts to develop effective prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system.
Access Resources

Access Resources

OJJDP produces and sponsors numerous publications and products each year that focus on different aspects of juvenile justice.
Find Programs

Find Programs

OJJDP sponsors programs to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization and improve the juvenile justice system.
Participate in Events

Participate in Events

Learn about upcoming webinars and in-person conferences and training opportunities that support OJJDP's mission.

Compliance Is Not Enough: Empowering Youth to Grow Out of Offending

Held on April 26, 2021 and hosted by OJJDP's NTTAC in conjunction with the RFK National Resource Center for Justice, this webinar presented the dynamic new Growth Focused Case Management (GFCM) and supervision approach that empowers youth to form a positive identity and progress beyond mere cessation of delinquent activity. 

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Responding to Child Abuse

View this video from three OJJDP partners—the National Children's Alliance, the Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center, and the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem Association for Children.