Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

Corrections

  • News and Info
  • Training/Events
  • CrimeSolutions.gov
  • Related Resources
  • Publications
  • FAQs

View an Overview of Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Grants, which includes grant award amounts, project descriptions, and site photographs.

For statistical information, visit the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) website.

For research and evaluation information, visit the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) website.

Awards Announced to Support Offenders Returning to Communities

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has announced awards totaling more than $74.5 million to reduce recidivism among adults and youth returning to their community after confinement. View the press release to learn more about the grants awarded by BJA and other OJP bureaus and offices.



Justice Assistance Grant State Solicitation

BJA has released the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Fiscal Year 2019 State Solicitation. BJA will award JAG Program funds to eligible states under this opportunity (a separate solicitation will be released for applications from units of local government). Apply by: June 25, 2019.



Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

The FY 2019 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program opportunity supports cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for individuals with mental illnesses or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse who come into contact with the justice system. Apply by: June 25, 2019.



Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

The FY 2019 Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness solicitation is now available. Through this program, BJA is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act to provide reentry services and programs for offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness returning from incarceration. Apply by: June 25, 2019.



Innovative Reentry Initiatives: Building System Capacity and Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism

The FY 2019 Innovative Reentry Initiatives funding opportunity is now available. Part of BJA's Innovations in Public Safety portfolio, the purpose of this solicitation is to provide resources and training and technical assistance necessary to identify assets and gaps in reentry systems and to develop capacity and partnerships to provide services that prevent recidivism, reduce crime, and improve public safety. Apply by: June 25, 2019.



Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities

BJA has released the FY 2019 Innovations in Supervision Initiative solicitation. The purpose of this program is to provide state and local community corrections agencies with information, resources, and training and technical assistance on ways to improve supervision capacity and partnerships with other justice agencies to prevent recidivism and reduce crime in their jurisdictions. Apply by: June 25, 2019.



Responding to the 2019 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Grant Program Solicitation (Webinar)
Dates: 4/30/2019 - 4/30/2019
Location: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET,

Shifting from Disproportionate Minority Contact to Racial and Ethnic Disparities (Webinar)
Dates: 5/16/2019 - 5/16/2019
Location: 3:00 p.m. ET,

American Jail Association 2019 Conference and Jail Expo
Dates: 5/18/2019 - 5/22/2019
Location: Louisville, KY

FY 2019 OJJDP Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program (Webinar)
Dates: 5/20/2019 - 5/20/2019
Location: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET,

Corrections Technology Association Conference
Dates: 6/2/2019 - 6/5/2019
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

See More Events

effective multistudy icon - Effective (Multiple Studies) effective icon - Effective (Single Study)
promising multistudy icon - Promising (Multiple Studies) promising icon - Promising (Single Study)

InnerChange Freedom Initiative (Minnesota)
A voluntary, faith-based prisoner reentry program that attempts to prepare inmates for reintegration into the community, employment, family, and other significant relationships through educational, values-based programming.

Project BUILD
A violence prevention curriculum designed to assist youths in detention overcome obstacles such as gangs, violence, crime, and substance abuse.

Changing Course
An interactive journal designed specifically for offenders incarcerated in a local correctional setting (i.e., jail) who have been screened or identified as having a potential substance use disorder.

Connections
A juvenile court-based program designed to address the needs of juvenile offenders on probation who have emotional and behavioral disorders and the needs of their families. The approach is meant to be an integrated, seamless, coordinated system of care for children with mental health problems.

Little Village Gang Violence Reduction Project (Comprehensive Gang Model)
A comprehensive, community-wide program designed to reduce serious violence in Chicago's gang-ridden Little Village neighborhood.

See More from CrimeSolutions.gov

See More Related Resources

More Than Emptying Beds: A Systems Approach to Segregation Reform, Bureau of Justice Assistance, May 2016. This resource focuses on the overuse of restrictive housing in America's prisons and jails and highlights the efforts of jurisdictions to reduce segregation and improve conditions in a safe and smart way.
PDF

Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results, BJA-Sponsored, June 2014. This report highlights significant reductions in recidivism rates in eight states: Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.
PDF

Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2013 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, March 2015. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided in FY 2013 to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
PDF HTML

Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2012 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2014. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
PDF HTML

National Gang Center, Winter 2014, Volume 3, BJA-sponsored, 2014. This article presents highlights of the American Probation and Parole (APPA) probation and parole gang membership interviews.
PDF

Program Performance Report: Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Grant Program, July 2011-March 2012, BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This report summarizes the performance data FY 2006-2010 Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) grantees reported between July 2011 and March 2012.
PDF

Program Performance Report: Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Program (SAVIN), January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, 2014. This report summarizes the self-reported performance data submitted by 29 SAVIN grantees between January and June 2013. These grantees received BJA SAVIN funding in Fiscal Years 2007–2011.
PDF

Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2013, BJA-sponsored, September 2014. This report presents an overview of the grant activities of JMHCP grantees during FY 2013.
PDF

Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report provides information about RSAT grantee activities during the January through June 2013 period.
PDF

Program Performance Report: Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands (CSCATL), April 2012-March 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report examines key findings of the CSCATL program, highlighting grantee progress toward achieving strategic plans, renovation, or construction projects.
PDF

More BJA Publications

See More FAQs



MY BJA

Welcome, (Sign In or Register). padlock icon

TOOLS

Enter City, State or ZIP
Back to Top