Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $349,943)
The purpose of the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program (42 U.S.C. 3797u et seq.) is to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement drug treatment courts that effectively integrate substance abuse treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over nonviolent, substance-abusing offenders. The FY 2012 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program will provide grant funds to jurisdictions to implement or enhance a local drug court or to implement, enhance, or expand drug court services statewide.
The Judiciary Courts of the State of Hawaii will utilize the Drug Court Implementation award to implement a Veterans Treatment Court that will serve 80 to 90 felony and misdemeanor veteran offenders. The grant will provide participants with services and treatment planning assistance for their identified individualized needs in a timely manner, as well as enable the veterans in learning immediate accountability through assisting them with developing the skills necessary to live productive and responsible lives. Funds will support personnel costs, drug and alcohol testing supplies, mental health and substance abuse treatment services, and consultant fees to manage data collection activities. CA/NCF