The Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is statutorily authorized advisory board charged with:
The JCPC mission is to address the gaps in youth services by promoting prevention, intervention, treatment, and aftercare strategies and programs which strengthen families and support community safety.
The North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJDP) subsidizes funding to local JCPCs to help reduce and prevent juvenile crime. Each year, the Department of Juvenile Justice disburses over $20 million across the 100 North Carolina counties. In FY13, Mecklenburg County received approximately $1.4 million from the DJJDP and the money was awarded to eight program providers in the community. The table below lists the organizations and programs to which DJJDP and local in-kind funds were distributed.
|Youth Development initiative
|| $ 448,666
||DASH: Juvenile Court Diversion Program
|| $ 64,890
|| $ 480,995
|Mecklenburg County DSS
|| $ 265,511
|First Baptist Church West
|| $ 226,409
|Barium Springs Home for Children
|| $ 180,420
|Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Dept
|| $ 143,091
|| $ 15,500
JCPC meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month and are open to the public.
FY 2014 JCPC Request for Proposals
FY 2014 Request for Proposal Checklist
FY 2014 RFP Scorecard
Agendas & Minutes