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Data Digest: Treatment Court Funding

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Date Published
July 2022
20 pages

The inaugural issue of the National Drug Court Resource Center’s Data Digest provides data regarding funding awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance for adult drug courts, veterans treatment courts, and tribal healing to wellness courts from FY 2016 to  FY 2021.


Treatment courts generally rely on local. state, and federal funding to operate their programs. Three figures present the total number of awards by court type. year, and state/territory. What is most notable is that the total amount of funding for treatment courts more than doubled between FY2016 and FY2021. Moreover, the total number of states/territories receiving funding has increased over time, and there has been  a diversification in the types of courts receiving Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) funding. Extensive figures and tables

Date Published: July 1, 2022