Transition From Jails to Community – Technical Assistance

In 2007, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) launched the Transition from Jails to Community (TJC) Initiative to support the local reentry efforts of justice-involved adults.

Under the Initiative, targeted technical assistance was provided to fourteen learning sites (including two jurisdictions

credit:


selected in response to California Assembly Bill 109).

Historically, community reintegration has proven complicated related to the brief length of stays in jails, the complex needs of justice-involved adults, and the lack of community-based coordination for supervision and/or post release treatment.

These reintegration issues are more pronounced when considering the approximate 12 million adults transitioning through our nation’s 3000+ local and community jails annually.

The need exists for implementation of national strategy to increase public safety while enhancing evidence based programming to support the reintegration efforts of the men and women transitioning back into our nation’s communities.

Related Programs

Corrections Technical Assistance/Clearinghouse

Department of Justice


Agency: National Institute of Corrections

Office:

Estimated Funding: $199,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
NIC Website

Additional Information of Eligibility:
NIC invites applications from nonprofit organizations (including faith-based, community, and tribal organizations), for-profit organizations (including tribal for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education).

Recipients, including for-profit organizations, must agree to waive any profit or fee for services.NIC welcomes applications that involve two or more entities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the others must be proposed as sub-recipients.

The applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for administering the funding and managing the entire program.NIC may elect to make awards for applications submitted under this solicitation in future fiscal years, dependent on the merit of the applications and on the availability of appropriations.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
ccoblentz@bop.gov

Date Posted:
2017-07-31

Application Due Date:
2017-08-31

Archive Date:
2017-09-30



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