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       At-Risk programing and services for the youth of Laurinburg and the surrounding towns of Scotland County

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council of Scotland County

Scotland County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Request for Proposal FY 2021-2022

Anticipated County Allocation: $179,764          Required Local Match Rate: 10%          Date Advertised: January  23, 2021


The  Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) having  studied the needs of Juveniles in the county and hereby publishes this Request for Proposals.  The North Carolina Departmen of Public Safety (NCDPS)  anticipates annual funds in the above stated amount will be available for programs serving delinquent and at-risk youth beginning on or after July 1, 2021. Local match rate for JCPC  funds required: 10%.*

The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council may recommend certain programs for one or two-year funding awards dependent upon program performance, compliance with JCPC policy, and the availability of state JCPC allocation funds

Based on identified needed programs and possible gaps in the service continuum, the following  program types will be considered for funding: visit http://www.scotlandjcpc.org/contact.html  for program type descriptions.

Mentoring Services                     Restitution/Community Services          Sexual Offender Evaluation & Treatment          Parent/Family Skill Building          Teen Court          Group Home                                Interpersonal Skill Building                   Psychological Assessments                              Temporary Shelter                           Vocational Skills          Counseling                                  Runaway Shelter                                     Experiential Skills                                                Home Based Family Counseling                      Specialized Foster Care            Tutoring/Academic Enhancement          Crisis Counseling                                                Temporary Foster Care   Mediation                                 Substance Abuse Prevention/Education                                                   Juvenile Structure Day


              

As a result of the Needs Assessment in the above named county, programs that reduce risk, address the needs of juveniles and increase protective factors will be considered for funding.

   Elevated risk factors for delinquency:                                                                                                          Elevated Needs for adjudicated juveniles:

School behavioral issues, negative peer                                                                                                        Mental health needs, academic function, conflict in

association, parental supervision/ability,                                                                                                         the home, parenting skills, abuse and neglect

alcohol/substance abuse                                                                                                                                 history, substanace abuse, school behavior problems

Protective Factors to address risk and needs:

School bonding, school connectedness, school motivation, positive peer modeling, effective parental supervision, family connectedness, prosocial family involvement, prosocial involvement with others

Program preferences:

* Programs who apply should be compatible with research that are shown to be effective with juvenile offenders

* Program services should be outcome-based.

* The program should have an evaluation component

* Program services should detect gang participation and divert infividual, if applicable


The program application MUST be completed and submitted in the NC ALLIES web-based program application prior to submitting a competed copy to the person sisted below.  Applications that are not completed and submetted into NCALLIES before the application deadline will not be considered.  Private non-profits are also required to submit the following forms into NC ALLIES or your application is considered imcomplete:  1) No over Due Tax form (available at the above link 2)Notarizzed DPX Conflict of Interest Statement Template (available at the link below), 3) The Non-profit's  Conflict of Interest Policy and 4) Proof of 501(c)(3) status.  It is strongly advised that applicants begin the application process well before the application deadline to ensure timely completion and submission.  You will find additional self-help videos to assist you on the NCALLIES web by clicking on the HELP tab.

The web-based program application is available on line at the Department of Public Safety web-site:

https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000003,002476,002483,002482,002514


Only local public agencies, 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporations and local housing authorities will be considered for funding.  


The Department will offer a courtesy grant writting workshop and other technical assistance on February10, 2021 For information about this workshop  please Contact  Area Consultant Lance Britt @ 919-323-6845


      Deadline for Application is: February 24, 2021 by 5: P.M.                   Number of hard copies to submit:  3

         

       Mail or Deliver: Attn: Mr. Randy Jones, JCPC Chairperson,  Scotland County Courthouse, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice

       212 Biggs Street, Laurinburg, N.C.  28352  or mail to P.O. Box 1071, Laurinburg N.C.  28352:  Telephone 910.277.3222