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Enhancing Van Buren County's Family Reunification Court Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $696,944)

Van Buren County (VBC) Courts will enhance the Family Reunification Court (FRC) with funding from the OJJDP FY 2021 Family Drug Court Program. Van Buren County (service area) is a rural community located in the southwest corner of Michigan's lower peninsula.  The project’s goals are to reduce the pervasive and harmful health impact of trauma in families; increase the capacity of the FRC to more effectively to address the needs of the parents/ guardians, children, and family unit.

Date Created: December 16, 2021