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Second Chance Act (SCA)

April is Second Chance Month!

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs is observing Second Chance Month to support successful reentry of formerly incarcerated adults and youth.

Support Successful Reentry for Youth and Adult Offenders

April is Second Chance Month

President Biden proclaimed April as Second Chance Month, dedicated to supporting successful reentry of adult and youth offenders. On any given day, there are more than 37,529 youth in residential placement in this country. Join OJJDP in spreading awareness and providing second chances for those committed to rejoining society.

Last year, OJJDP awarded more than $11 million in grant programs to support reentry services for youth...