Opiod Affected Youth Initiative

This program will support states, local units of government, and tribal government to respond to the opioid epidemic by addressing public safety for children, youth and families impacted by opioid addiction.

Goals and objectives include: 1) the development of multi-disciplinary working
groups; 2) the collection and interpretation of data to assist the working group in developing strategies and programming that will be used to better coordinate efforts, and 3) the implementation of services that will address public safety concerns, intervention, prevention and diversion services for children, youth and their families that are directly impacted by opioid addiction.

A training and technical assistance provider will: 1) assist sites with developing data sharing agreements; 2) interpreting data; 3) developing tools that can assist the sites with identifying trends, gaps in services and coordination, targeted demographics and public safety needs; 4) assist sites with developing performance and outcome measurements to improve service delivery and coordination, results and sustainability strategies; and 5) compare performance and outcome measurements across the sites to highlight changed outcomes, program impacts and lessons learned throughout the initiative to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).

Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Website Address

http://www.ojp.gov




Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

A training and technical assistance provider will: 1) assist sites with developing data sharing agreements; 2) interpreting data; 3) developing tools that can assist the sites with identifying trends, gaps in services and coordination, targeted demographics and public safety needs; 4) assist sites with developing performance and outcome measurements to improve service delivery and coordination, results and sustainability strategies; and 5) compare performance and outcome measurements across the sites to highlight changed outcomes, program impacts and lessons learned throughout the initiative to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).

Unallowable costs are detailed in the current solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs website http://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm and the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide available at http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/chapter3.13a.htm.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The Opioid Affected Youth Initiative supports states, local units of government, and Tribal Governments in 1) the development multi-disciplinary working groups; 2) the collection and interpretation of data to assist the working group in developing strategies and programming that will be used to better coordinate efforts, and 3) the implementation of services that will address public safety concerns, intervention, prevention and diversion services for children, youth and their families that are directly impacted by opioid addiction.

Beneficiary Eligibility

A training and technical assistance provider will: 1) assist sites with developing data sharing agreements; 2) interpreting data; 3) developing tools that can assist the sites with identifying trends, gaps in services and coordination, targeted demographics and public safety needs; 4) assist sites with developing performance and outcome measurements to improve service delivery and coordination, results and sustainability strategies; and 5) compare performance and outcome measurements across the sites to highlight changed outcomes, program impacts and lessons learned throughout the initiative to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General (for science offices, would be the Director of the applicable Office), successful applicants are notified via the Grants Management System. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs within 45 days of award date. For further information, please see http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PreawardRequirements/chapter2.2a.htm.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days. Deadlines are included with the application instructions available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (http://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm).

Appeals

There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application, but for discretionary awards, please see section 28 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 18.

Renewals

In some cases, award periods may be extended if specific criteria are met. For details, please review the discussion of no-cost extensions in the Criteria for Award Extension section of the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide available at http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/chapter3.2d.htm.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Award periods for Office of Justice programs generally range from 12 to 36 months. For specifics pertaining to this program, please see the current fiscal year?s program solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (http://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm). For additional information, see the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide section on ?Period of Availability of Funds' at http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/chapter3.2a.htm. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/release: Department of Justice Financial Guide at https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/index.htm.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Unless otherwise specified in the award's special condition, recipients are required to submit semi-annual Progress Reports.

Unless otherwise specified in the award's special condition, recipients are required to submit quarterly Financial Reports in accordance with the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm).

To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111?352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

In accordance with the requirement set forth in 2 CFR 200, Subpart F, grantees must maintain all financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the award for at least 3 years following the close of the most recent audit. For additional guidance, please visit http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/chapter3.16a.htm.

Financial Information

Account Identification

15-0405-0-1-754.

Obigations

(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements or Contracts)) FY 17 $0; FY 18 est $8,000,000; and FY 19 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

The Opioid Affected Youth Initiative is new this Fiscal Year (2018) and has appropriated $8,000,000 to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

See the current fiscal years? program solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (http://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm. For additional guidance, please reference the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm) and Post award Instructions (http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/index.htm). Applicable administrative requirements and Department of Justice regulations applicable to specific types of grantees can be found in title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations (2 C.F.R.).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

OJJDP Program Manager U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Phone: 202?307?5911

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

See the current fiscal years? program solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site at http://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm.



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