Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) helps to make American communities safer by strengthening the nation’s criminal justice system: Its grants, training and technical assistance, and policy development services provide state, local, and tribal governments with the cutting edge tools and best practices they need to reduce violent and drug-related crime, support law enforcement, and combat victimization.
BJA Strategies to Support Tribal Reentry – includes focus on Oneida Tribe of Indians of WI – Tribal Community Reintegration Program; Muscogee Creek Nation; Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon.
Interested in applying for BJA funding? Check out the following funding announcements and get started with your application process:
Tribal Reentry Planning Toolkit
CTAS Tribal Justice Systems (Purpose Area 3) provides funding to tribes to develop, enhance, and continue a range of tribal justice system’s needs. This could include some reentry strategies, such as risk and needs assessment development and implementation, intervention and/or treatment, detention programming, community corrections, reentry planning, and justice system information sharing. Specific activities include developing, implementing, and enhancing culturally appropriate reentry programs, including the provision of treatment, aftercare, and other reentry supportive services to offenders reentering communities from tribal, local, state, and federal correctional facilities.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes: The Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office.
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