CJA Three Year Assessment

Every three years, the CJA Task Force must undertake a comprehensive review and evaluation of how the State responds to child maltreatment and make training and policy recommendations for improvements in child protection systems. The Task Force has completed its current assessment and identified several priorities to direct the use of CJA funding in the coming years. A copy of the report is located at this link: CJA Assessment Report.

2019 Request for Applications

CJA funds are for programs to reform State systems and improve processes by which States respond to cases of child abuse and neglect, including child sexual abuse and exploitation and cases of suspected child abuse or neglect related fatalities. CJA funds are to be primarily focused on the front end, intake and investigative piece of child welfare.

The Texas Children’s Justice Act (CJA) is pleased to announce its initial 2019 Grant Program. CJA is now accepting applications for programs that will fill an identified gap and contribute to the knowledge base in one or more of the current CJA priority areas:

  • Strengthen Capacity and Better Leverage Existing Resources

Applications are due Monday, June 18, 2018.  If you have any questions about the CJA grant process, please contact Heidi Penix at heidip@yourhonor.com. Please review the 2019 Request for Applications (RFA) located here.

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