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Cumberland County Adult Drug Treatment Court Enhancement

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $197,747)

The Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is designed to assist states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments in developing and establishing drug courts for substance-abusing adult and juvenile offenders. Drug court programs funded by the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program are required by law to target nonviolent offenders. The program supports the following activities: adult drug court implementation, single jurisdiction drug court enhancement, statewide drug court enhancement, and planning efforts.

The Cumberland County Adult Drug Court will use $197,747 to enhance their existing drug court program. The focus of the enhancement is to provide additional and enhanced case management as well as treatment services to a greater number of drug court clients. The overall goal of the enhancement is to reduce recidivism and increase the likelihood of successful rehabilitation for residents of Cumberland County. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 2, 2009