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JCPC makes requests for proposals for needed services

Originally published: Feb. 6, 2013
Last modified: Feb. 6, 2013

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The Ashe County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council announces the availability of $85,516 in intervention and prevention funds for services to delinquent youth and those at risk of delinquency. 

JCPC funds require a local cash or in-kind match of 20 percent. Funds are dependent upon appropriation by the North Carolina Legislature. 

Based on the JCPC planning process conducted to date, the program services needed in Ashe County have been identified as the following:  ­­­­­­­­­


• Parent/Family Skills

• Interpersonal Skills

•Mentoring and Peer Mentoring

•MediationRestitution and Community Service

• Psychological Assessment

•Group Home

• Temporary Shelter

• Specialized Foster Care

• Substance Abuse


Local public agencies, non-profit corporations and local housing authorities wishing to submit applications for programs to provide any of these services are required to complete an application to the JCPC. 

Programs not currently funded must contact Grier Hurley, JCPC chair, at (Grier.Hurley@ashecountygov.com) or at (336) 846-5702 or Christy Dowell at (jcpc23d@gmail.com) , for application information. 

One hard copy of the completed application must be mailed to Christy Dowell- JCPC, 500 Courthouse Dr., Suite 1071, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, by 5 p.m. on March 22, and applicants must bring one copy of the application to the Ashe JCPC meeting at noon, Tuesday, March 26, at Ashe’s Agriculture Building on the first floor, in the conference room and be prepared to give a five-minute presentation.

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