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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 - Iowa Mentor Center.

1 recipient will receive $592,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 106
Description: The Iowa Mentor Center is a collaboration of mentoring programs throughout the state of Iowa dedicated to empowering youth through mentoring. This project will serve Iowa youth who live in areas that are underserved by mentoring or other proven prevention-based programs. The project will target at-risk students age 6-15 attending Iowa schools. Students will be matched with screened and trained adult mentors recruited from local communities. The project's goal is to serve 2150 youth by creating and maintaining one-to-one mentoring relationships. Program outcomes include improved confidence, competence and caring, as measured by twenty-one risk factors.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Iowa Mentor Center (86699183) $592 Non-Profit
600 4th Street
Suite 112
Sioux City, IA
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $600,000 for the Iowa Mentor Center for a rural mentoring program in partnership with Big Brothers/Big Sisters;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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