Youth Conflict and Dispute Resolution Program Grants

Subject: Youth Welfare, Conflict Resolution, Counseling, Mental Health | Deadline: Feb. 14, 2018 . . .

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Detecting and Preventing Youth Suicide and Self-Harm in Juvenile Justice System Research Program Grants

Subject: Juvenile Justice, Youth Suicide, Suicide Prevention, Self-Harm, Mental Health, Youth Welfare, Safety | Deadline: Sept. 7, 2019 . . .

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Supporting Young People Transitioning from Foster Care: Findings from a National Survey

This new study from Child Trends describes the array of services available to foster youth in 47 states and territories until they reach the age of 21 and shows how, despite these available services, the vast majority of foster youth choose to leave the system entirely by the age of 18. These youth completely forego these services and the benefits they bring in education, health and employment opportunities. The possible reasons why they do this as well as some possible ways of still providing the many important services to these youth are discussed.

Grants for Programs Addressing the Problem of Social Isolation

Subject: Mental Health, Social Isolation, Youth Welfare, Youth Development | Deadline: Dec. 21, 2017 . . .

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Queer Youth Must Get Sexual Health Care While Incarcerated

As “bathroom bills,” military transgender bans and elimination of protections for LGBTQ federal employees demonstrate, we are a long way from a society in which coming out is a realistic option for all. The truth of this likely hits youth the hardest, who still risk family rejection, bullying, even homelessness for coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.

From Detention to Graduation: Examining Role of Education in U.S. Juvenile Justice System

At 7 a.m., teenagers are scurrying to dress and head to class. There are no parents or older siblings nearby to push them out of bed and out the door. And the commute isn’t long — just a short walk from prison bed to classroom . . .

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Youth Education and Development Program Grants in AL, GA and FL

Subject: Education, Youth Development, Mental Health, Community Development | Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017 (letter of inquiry); Dec. 15, 2017 (applications . . .

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