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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 delinquencym - Project Intercept, NY.

1 recipient will receive $247,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 181
Description: Project Intercept pairs up early-stage at-risk youth individually with mentors. The Project will recruit mentors, train, and supervise them in working with (90) youth of the traditional Jewish community. Progress will be measured by the regular and timely attendance of the mentees, improvement in students┐ grades, and improvement in coming to school on a regular and timely basis. Project Intercept has launched a school-based mentoring program. In school-based mentoring, teachers identify youth who exhibit problems at school, and who could benefit from additional attention and guidance. These students are referred to the mentoring program. Project Intercept will report performance measures that include improved attendance and improved academic performance.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Project Intercept Inc. (25581963) $247 Non-Profit
1757 E.23rd Street
Brooklyn, NY
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $250,000 for the Project Intercept program to prevent at risk youth from turning to drugs, NY;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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