Chapter 97-4 GRANT PROGRAMS
|(1)||Purpose of Program. The Family Connection is a collaborative effort of the Departments of Education, Human Resources, Medical Assistance, Juvenile Justice, and local communities. Emphasis is placed on increasing school completion and reducing the incidence of teen pregnancy, substance abuse, and juvenile delinquency through strong family, community, and school linkages.|
|(2)||Terms and Conditions. Competitive one-year grants were first awarded to four Family Connection Sites in the winter of 1993. Continuation grants for existing programs are made each year. Additional grants are awarded through a competitive process.|
|(3)||Eligible Recipients. Family Connection Sites with existing contracts are eligible for continuation funding. Other Family Connection Sites are eligible to apply for funding through a competitive process.|
|(4)|| Criteria for Award.
|(5)||Directions and Deadlines for Applying. Deadlines for applications will be announced each year after the adjournment of the General Assembly. Requests for information regarding the process should be directed to the Department of Juvenile Justice, Office of Prevention, Program Development and Evaluation, 2 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3139.|