Funds were awarded to the following:
Public Defender Services
These funds will be used to launch the Juvenile Law Boot Camp and Alternatives Program to train juvenile defenders in the biological, psychological, and socio-environmental aspects of the youth they represent.
BERKELEY, JEFFERSON & MORGAN COUNTIES
CASA of the Eastern Panhandle
These funds will be used to launch the Fostering Futures/I-AM Mentor initiative to serve youth who were victims of abuse or neglect in Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan Counties.
Marshall University Research Corporation
These funds will be used to Implement the Peers Making Peace program in five community centers in Cabell County to provide community outreach, evidence-based delinquency prevention programming, and positive youth development services to at-risk youth.
Partnership of African American Churches
These funds will be used to decrease Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Kanawha County by expanding current initiatives between law enforcement, public defenders, prosecuting attorneys, clergy, youth, and families.
These funds will be used to provide Libera Model Teen Girl Groups at the Ronald C. Mulholland Juvenile Detention Center and Crittenton Services residential foster home in Wheeling.
TEAM for WV Children
These funds will be used to provide follow-up contact and referrals after permanency for child victims in child abuse/neglect civil court cases.
WOOD, WIRT, RITCHIE & PLEASANTS COUNTIES
Voices for Children
These funds will be used to advocate for the best interest of children who have been removed from their home due to abuse, neglect, and maltreatment and provide direct services to children to ensure all their needs are being met.