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File #: 23-1482   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/23/2023 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/7/2023 Final action:
Title: Ratify the Department of Juvenile Justice Services' submission of the grant application to the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention; ratify the acceptance of the grant award of $525,000 to fund the Elevate Girls Program from October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2026; and authorize the Acting Director or designee to sign additional grant documents, as necessary. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Elevate Girls Program Application, 3. Notice of Award

CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA ITEM

 

Petitioner:

Abigail Frierson, Acting Director of Department of Juvenile Justice Services

Recommendation: 

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Ratify the Department of Juvenile Justice Services' submission of the grant application to the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention; ratify the acceptance of the grant award of $525,000 to fund the Elevate Girls Program from October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2026; and authorize the Acting Director or designee to sign additional grant documents, as necessary.  (For possible action)

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FISCAL IMPACT:

Fund #:

2031.000

Fund Name:

County Grants

Fund Center:

1240711000

Funded PGM/Grant:

1240.EGP23.2026

Amount:

$525,000

Description:

OJJDP - Elevate Girls Program

Additional Comments:

N/A

 

BACKGROUND: 

Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice Services (DJJS) will partner with a locally vetted vendor to implement the Elevate Girls Program (EGP) to serve approximately 288 girls each year. Girls involved with EGP with low level offenses, will have the opportunity to participate in the Girls Moving On Program, an intervention program designed specifically for girls and young women ages 12-21 who are involved with DJJS. Referrals to EGP will come from the DJJS Intake Unit, The Harbor, and Juvenile Probation. EGP will develop case plans consisting of criminogenic target needs areas identified by individual risk levels.  The service areas include the City of Las Vegas, City of North Las Vegas, City of Henderson, and Boulder City.