Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $708,657)
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 5633(d), if a state fails to submit a plan or submits a plan that does not meet the requirements of the JJDP Act, the OJJDP Administrator shall endeavor to make the Formula Grants program fund allocation available to local public or private nonprofit agencies within the state. OJJDP's Nonparticipating State Program makes the Formula Grants program fund allocation available to local public or private nonprofit agencies within the state. The recipient agency must use the funds to carry out activities that support compliance with the requirements of 34 U.S.C. §§ 11133(a) (11), (12), (13), and (22) (the core requirements).
The State of Texas has been found ineligible to participate in the Formula Grants Program
under Title II, Part B, of the JJDP Act (34 U.S.C. §§ 1113111133). Therefore, Seguin
Youth Services, Inc. proposes a comprehensive and coordinated approach to addressing juvenile delinquency prevention and reducing the disproportionate minority contact(DMC) of juveniles who come into contact with the Seguin, Texas, juvenile justice system.