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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 - Lea County, NM.

1 recipient will receive $247,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 124
Description: The Lea County Detention Center's Juvenile Behavioral Modification Program will provide expanded mental health services to approximately 12 to 15 youth a month (ages 13 and 17 years old). The program's goal is to reduce participants' recidivism rates by providing youth with social skills training, mental health counseling, and continuity of care upon release. The program's strategy is to (1) provide incarcerated youth with mental health assessments; (2) introduce youth to socialization skills and offer group counseling; and (3) identify and schedule ongoing social services youth will need upon release from the Detention Center. Performance outputs will include the number of participants attending and completing the program. Performance measures will include recidivism rates among program participants.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Lea County (10485308) $247 Locality
100 N Main Suite 11
Lovington, NM
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $250,000 for Lea County, NM, for a juvenile corrections education program;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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