Apr 15, 2010

Bureau of Justice Assistance Releases Solicitation for Second Chance Act Reentry Court Initiative


On April 14, 2010, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA),U.S. Department of Justice, released the solicitation for the BJA FY2010 Second Chance Act Reentry Court Initiative. Funding under this solicitation is available to help state and local government agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes establish state, local, and tribal reentry courts to monitor offenders and provide them with the treatment services necessary to establish a self-sustaining and law-abiding life.

Click here to download the solicitation.

The deadline for applications is 8:00 p.m. ET on June 3, 2010.

Inquiries about the solicitation should be directed to Gary Dennis, senior policy advisor for corrections, at (202) 305-9059 or gary.dennis@usdoj.gov.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention(OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice, previously released a solicitation for mentoring and transition services targeting juveniles returning to the community from correctional facilities. Applications responding to the OJJDP solicitation are due on April 27, 2010. Click here to download the OJJDP solicitation.

Click here to learn more about the Second Chance Act.