Juvenile Justice

Standing Announcement for Residential (Staff Secure) Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Division of Unaccompanied Children Operations (DUCO), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), provides temporary shelter care and other child welfare-related services to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) in ORR custody. Residential care services begin once ORR accepts a UAC for placement and ends when the minor is released from ORR custody, turns 18 years of age, or the minor’s immigration case results in a final disposition of removal from the United States.

Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Program/National Domestic Violence Hotline

The national domestic violence hotline (hotline) serves as a critical partner in the intervention, prevention and resource assistance efforts of family violence, domestic violence and dating violence service providers.

Randomized Controlled Trials of Criminal Justice Programs and Practices (Funding Opportunity)

This Request for Proposals from Arnold Ventures seeks grant applications to conduct randomized controlled trials of criminal justice programs and practices.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Report: Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

This data snapshot focuses on trends and characteristics of girls at various stages in the juvenile justice system, including arrest, the juvenile court process, and residential placement.

Resource: Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Improve Educational Services in Juvenile Justice Facilities

This policy brief provides information to state and local policymakers as well as education and juvenile justice leaders about how to use requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act to improve education and workforce outcomes for youth in long-term juvenile justice facilities.

Resource: Updates to Statistical Briefing Book

These updates include access to National Incident-Based Reporting System data and provide new answers to frequently asked questions that describe the annual number and rates of juvenile arrests, juvenile arrest rates by offense and race, and petitioned status offense cases handled in juvenile court.

Resource: Interactions Between Youth and Law Enforcement

This literature review discusses the research relevant to interactions between police and youth.