The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for funding under the Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Planning, Training, Technical Assistance, and Resource Center (ADC TTA) Initiative. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing resources to state, local, and tribal courts to enhance drug court programs and systems for nonviolent offenders with addictions, including those related to opioid abuse and overdose; and to enhance veterans treatment court programs and systems for offenders with both addictions and a history of violence related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of their service.
Eligible applicants are limited to for-profit organizations, nonprofit organizations (including tribal organizations), faith-based and community organizations, and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education) with demonstrated expertise in assisting communities to develop, implement, and enhance drug courts. BJA is seeking applications from entities that have:
- Expert knowledge of drug courts, including the type or types of courts to be served;
- Extensive experience in brokering and developing technical assistance;
- Experience in identification of best practices;
- Program documentation, resource compilation, and information dissemination experience;
- The willingness to work with BJA and other partners as a member of a training and technical assistance collaborative; and,
- Expert knowledge on the sustainability of drug courts.
The deadline to apply is Apr. 16.