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Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program

A competitive grant to support services like intensive case management, mentoring, mental health care, and vocational services to young people at high risk of recidivism.


Eligible Applicants:

  • States
  • Local government
  • Nonprofits
  • Tribal organizations

Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

  • Group Violence Intervention
  • Street Outreach
  • Hospital-Based Violence Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Youth

Examples of Past Community Violence Intervention Programs Funded:

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $9,750,000.00

Maximum Award Amount: $750,000.00

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 13

Solicitation Priorities:

  • partner with local evaluator
  • geographic focus in areas with a disproportionate number of reentering people
  • input from nonprofit organizations

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: June 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Justice

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