The Juvenile Justice Unit is responsible for administering federal grants that assist in providing support for local juvenile justice and delinquency prevention initiatives, training in the area of juvenile justice, juvenile justice systems improvements, and juvenile justice intervention programs. The federal grants funds are made available through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. To obtain more detailed information about the grants administered by the Juvenile Justice Unit, click the appropriate link to the left. On each page, you will find a brief description of the grant and the application process.


*Please be sure to include the name of this program or one of the Juvenile Justice Unit staff names on any correspondence sent to this office.

Connie Berhorst
Program Manager
(573) 751-2771
Chris Yeager
Compliance Monitor
(573) 526-1931