Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $350,000)
The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) serves as a single solicitation for existing tribal government-specific grant programs administered by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The CTAS solicitation is designed to assist tribes with addressing crime and public safety issues in a comprehensive manner. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention provides awards under CTAS Purpose Area 8--Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts. The overall purpose of this grant program is to support tribes seeking to develop a new Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court to respond to the alcohol and substance use issues of juveniles and young adults under the age of 21.
The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes (FPT) will develop a Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court (JHWC) to respond to the alcohol and substance use needs, including opioid use of juveniles on the Fort Peck Reservation. Activities for the program will be identified by the Tribal Justice Coordinating Committee. The committee will conduct a needs assessment; analyze all available data regarding drug and alcohol use; develop and implement a MOU with service providers; develop a policies and procedures manual; develop a comprehensive strategic plan; develop resources needed to implement the FPT JHWC; hire a compliance officer; implement a strategic plan; implement the four phases of JHWC; and develop a sustainability plan. CA/NCF