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AI- 7033   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 02/03/2016  
Juvenile Drug Court Grant
Submitted By: Deanna Saldana, Juvenile Department
Department: Juvenile Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Authorize submission of grant application and adopt a resolution for the Juvenile Drug Court Grant Program offered through the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division.
BACKGROUND
This grant has provided professional counseling services and structured community supervision to youth referred to the Juvenile Drug Court Program. Services to be provided can include at a minimum: identification and placement of appropriate youth, weekly alcohol and drug testing, judicial interaction, access to alcohol and drug related treatment and rehabilitative services, partnerships with public and community agencies.
DISCUSSION
To continue to provide counseling, drug and alcohol education and monitoring of abstinence of the participating juvenile population. Additionally, the program will continue to involve the family members of these offenders to help them improve communication, increase parental control and deal with alcohol and substance abuse issues within the home in a positive and effective manner. The grant amount request is for $35,000.00 with no local match required.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
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Fund Transfers

Attachments
Resolution - Juvenile Drug Court

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