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Ohio Domestic Violence Prevention

Program Description Byrne JAG funds are blended with VAWA funds to support a variety of domestic violence prevention initiatives across Ohio including a cyber-stalking investigator position, domestic violence advocates, case management, crisis hotlines, shelter services and child advocacy...


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Ohio Public Defender Personnel Support

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support an alternative sentencing social worker position in the Athens branch of the state public defender’s office. The social worker works with individuals awaiting adjudication and individuals currently on community supervision. Funds support mental health...


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Juvenile Diversion and Community Integration Initiative

Program Description In Ohio, Byrne JAG funds support juvenile court dockets for diversion and community integration programming. Through organizations like Lighthouse Youth Services , funds support wrap around services to prevent youth from further involvement with the criminal justice...


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Ohio Big Brother Big Sister Programs

Program Description In Ohio, Byrne JAG funds support Big Brother Big Sister programs in 11 counties throughout the state. Programs use an evidence-based approach to provide mentoring within communities and schools. Agency and Program Information State Agency Administrator: Ohio Office of...


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Ross County Hope Partnership Project

Program Description In Ohio, Byrne JAG funds provide support for the Ross County Hope Partnership Project, a collaborative effort of federal, state, and local partners which brings together traditional and nontraditional criminal justice entities from courts, corrections, treatment, enforcement...


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Ohio Community Corrections Training Initiative

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support training for community corrections staff agencies through the Ohio Community Corrections Association and the Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections . Funding supports outreach, scholarships and training for state and local community...


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Ohio Specialty Court Projects

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Ohio support five specialty courts throughout the state including a veteran’s treatment, drug, mental health, juvenile and domestic violence courts. Each court receives certification through the specialized docket section of the Ohio Supreme Court to...


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Ohio Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Forces

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Ohio support 29 multi-jurisdictional drug task forces, serving more than half of Ohio’s 88 counties. These task forces focus on a variety of drug threats based on local drug trends. Agency Information State Agency Administrator: Ohio Office of Criminal...


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Ohio Prescription Drug Reduction Initiative

Program Description In Ohio, Byrne JAG funds support prevention, education and enforcement efforts aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse. Ohio counties collaborate with health care professionals in an effort increase awareness and preparedness when dealing with front line encounters...