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JCPC Seeking Applications for Funding Juvenile Justice Intervention and Prevention Services

The Gaston County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is seeking applications for funding juvenile justice intervention and prevention services for fiscal years 2022-2023. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice (DACJJ) allocated funds to Gaston County in fiscal year 2021-2022 in the amount of $666,963 and it is anticipated this amount will be allocated for the upcoming year.  The use of DACJJ funds in this county requires a local cash or in-kind match of 20%.

Any public or private non-profit agency may apply for these funds.  Priority will be given to proposals for services that will be used by the Juvenile Court as dispositional options: Mentoring Services, Parent/Family Skill Building, Interpersonal Skill Building, Vocational Skills, Mediation, Restitution/ Community Service, Teen Court, Psychological Assessment, Counseling,  Home Based Family Counseling,  Crisis Counseling, Substance Abuse Prevention/Education,  Sex Offender Evaluation & Treatment and  as per North Carolina General Statute (NCGS) 7B-2506 or 2503; or as a resource for intake diversion plans or contracts, as specified in NCGS 1706.

The web-based program application is available on line at the Department of Public Safety website:,002476,002483,002482,002514.

Mandatory Applicants Orientation Training  will be held virtually for all agencies interested in applying for funding on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. At that time program agreement, budget and funding priority information will be made available. All information needed to apply will be presented during the session.  Applications from applicants who do not attend the session will not be accepted.

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Completed applications should be e-mailed to Gail Sparks by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2022.   For more information please call Gail Sparks at (704)616-8580 or JCPC Chairperson, Joe Ramey, at (704) 866-3321.