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Reentry Coalition of Northwest Ohio - Capacity Building Project

Award Information

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Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $300,000)

The Congressionally Recommended Awards Program, authorized by the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117), helps improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, prevent or combat juvenile delinquency, and/or assist victims of crime (other than compensation). Funds should be used for the projects recommended by Congress, in the amounts specified in the joint explanatory statement incorporated by reference into Pub. L. 111-117, and generally consistent with one or more of the following statutory purposes: improving the functioning of the criminal justice system, preventing or combating juvenile delinquency, or assisting victims of crime (other than compensation). Each of these purposes is framed using language drawn, respectively, from the former Byrne discretionary statute, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the Victims of Crime Act, and the Violence Against Women Act. This project is authorized and funded through a line item in the FY 2010 Congressional Budget and by the joint explanatory statement that is incorporated by reference into the FY2010 Department of Justice Appropriations Act.

The Lucas County TASC, Inc.(TASC), in collaboration with the Reentry Coalition of Northwest Ohio (RCNO), will expand program services to increase its capacity to reduce recidivism. TASC/RCNO will implement a service delivery model which includes behavioral health assessment, cognitive behavioral treatment, strengths-based case management and a reentry court program. The target population for this program is adult male offenders under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority in Lucas County who are at risk of or in the process of receiving a technical violation.


Date Created: August 29, 2010