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Family strengthening

OJJDP 2022 Listening Sessions

OJJDP is hosting a series of listening sessions and town halls with stakeholders, national partners, and youth in summer 2022. The sessions provide OJJDP an opportunity to learn about practitioners’ challenges and successes, as well as the lived experience of youth with the juvenile justice system. Feedback from these events will inform OJJDP's approach in advancing the Office's three priorities:

  • Treating children as children...

OJJDP Launches Youth and Family Partnership Working Group

Blog by OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan

By Liz Ryan, OJJDP Administrator

The most effective decisionmaking involves the people a decision impacts most. For decisionmaking at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), that means soliciting input from youth directly impacted by the justice system and the people who know them best—their families.

As Administrator, involving and listening to young people and their families will be a standard business practice...

OJJDP FY 2022 Family Treatment Court Program

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
The OJJDP Family Treatment Court Program seeks to build the capacity of local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Tribal governments to establish new family treatment courts or enhance existing family treatment courts.