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Adult Discretionary Enhancement Grant to enhance and expand our existing treatment court programs

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Competitive Discretionary
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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $291,163)

25th Judicial Circuit of Missouri Program AbstractAdult Drug Court Discretionary Grant ProgramCFDA # 16.585 The 25th Judicial Circuit of Missouri is requesting Drug Court Discretionary Grant funds in the amount of $291,163.40 over a 48-month period to enhance the existing Treatment Courts.  Funds will be used to assist nonviolent offenders with successful and appropriate rehabilitation services. Each program has a maximum capacity of 25.  Federal funding will be used to provide adequate and appropriate recovery services for offenders, as well as ensuring team members’ training needs are met.  This will be accomplished by complying with all 10 Key Components designed for Adult Drug Court programs.  Compliance with the 10 Key Components in this funding proposal are found on pages 6 through page 13 of the Program Strategy Narrative.•    The type of funding being requested is Enhancement funds.•    The 25th Judicial Circuit is a rural community.•    The 25th Circuit programs offer pre/post adjudication dispositions.•    The 25th Circuit’s drug court program began in Phelps County in March of 2007, November of 2009 for Pulaski County’s Adult program and 2012 for Pulaski’s Veterans Program.•    Funds will be used for their local jurisdiction•    Total number of participants proposed to receive services over grant period is projected to be 150.•    It is estimated participants will participate a minimum of 12 months in their treatment programs.  The programs in the 25th Circuit do not have a maximum time period to complete the program.  The average amount of time to successfully complete any of the programs is 18 months.•    The programs’ target population is high risk/high needs individuals, as this most closely represents their arrestee population.•    The programs in the 25th Circuit offer Medicated Assisted Treatment Services for participants as well as intensive outpatient treatment services.  Participants’ needs are assessed within 48 hours of entry to determine individual needs.•    The 25th Circuit will not be leveraging any other federal funding sources to support the drug court.•    The Circuit currently has funds from BJA Enhancement Grant #2019-MU-BX-0700.  This funding ends September 30, 2022.•    DCPI training was attended in 2007 by Phelps. Pulaski County attended VCPI training in 2011.

Date Created: September 28, 2022