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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting grant applications for fiscal year 2017 to establish or enhance drug court services, coordination, management of drug court participants, and recovery support services.

The Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program provides financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement drug courts that effectively integrate evidence-based substance use disorder treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over substance-misusers.

BJA also supports courts that integrate the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) adult drug court standards into existing drug court services.

For the purposes of this solicitation, eligible drug court types are:

BJA expects to make up to 40 grant awards for varying amounts and time periods depending on the category under which the application is awarded. Applicants must register with prior to submitting an application.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Read the full grant announcement.


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