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Tribal Youth Program, Part A

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $225,000)

The Makah Indian Nation of Neah Bay, WA goals are to provide: 1) Intervention, prevention, and referral services for AI/AN youth at risk of delinquency, and 2) Alcohol and drug free abuse counseling services in conjunction with the Makah Chemical Dependency Program. The program will target children ages 8-17 years old, with a special emphasis on youth at risk for drugs and alcohol, as well as victims of crime and offenders. The program will focus on after school and evening activities geared towards intervention services in cooperation with Makah Chemical Dependency Program and prevention of drug and alcohol abuse via productive and engaging youth activities. Upon award, the abuse counseling and cultural activities will include a variety of workshops, family-oriented activities, monthly cultural activities, speakers, and special events for all ages.CA/NCF

Date Created: September 11, 2005