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Agency:    Department of Justice
Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    Juvenile justice program (15-0405)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
Juvenile-based services for prevention, control, or reduction of juvenile delinquency - DuPage County, IL, Youth Mentoring Program.

1 recipient will receive $148,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 69
Description: The goal of the program is to divert at-risk youth from negative societal influences such as gangs, substance abuse by improving their school attendance, academics, self-esteem, and personal relationships. DuPage County will accomplish this goal by training youth to be peer mentors. The trained youth will provide mentoring to at risk youth. The peer mentors will receive training in improving interpersonal skills, goal setting and conflict resolution. The peer mentors will conduct outreach to the at risk youth. DuPage County will report performance measures that include improved academic performance and the number of peer mentors that are matched with at risk youth.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
DuPage County, Illinois (185384471) $148 Locality
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $150,000 for the DuPage County, IL, Youth Mentoring Program;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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