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Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Seeks Proposals for At-Risk Youth Programs

Jan 5, 2023, 13:41 PM by Jon Soles
The Cumberland County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is seeking proposals for delinquent and at-risk youth programs for the state fiscal year 2023-2024 beginning July 1.

FAYETTEVILLE – The Cumberland County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is seeking proposals from organizations interested in providing a prevention and early intervention program for delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2023-2024 beginning July 1, 2023.

Cumberland County JCPC has studied risk factors and needs of Juvenile Court involved youth in Cumberland County and anticipates funds in the amount of $1,119,291 from the N.C. Department of Public Safety Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in the upcoming fiscal year.

JCPC issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) and began accepting proposals on Dec. 28, 2022. The deadline for submissions is no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, 2023. The following types of programs will be considered for funding:

·       Parent/Family Skill Building

  • Interpersonal Skill Building
  • Vocational Skills
  • Restitution/Community Service
  • Teen Court
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Home-Based Family Counseling
  • Individual/Group/Mixed Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Temporary Shelter Care


All RFP submissions may be mailed or delivered to:


Nichelle Gaines

JCPC Coordinator

412-W Russell Street

Fayetteville, NC 28311

Cumberland County JCPC partners with the N.C. Department of Public Safety as part of a strategy to mobilize communities to create a multi-disciplinary continuum of care that includes prevention programs for children, early intervention for juvenile offenders and graduated sanctions for repeat offenders.

Organizations interested in submitting proposals are invited to attend the webinar “NCDPS/JCPC Prospective Applicant Training on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 1 – 3 p.m. To register for the webinar, go to:


For more information, or questions, contact Cumberland County JCPC Coordinator Nichelle Gaines at 910-437-1884 or ndgaines@cumberlandcountync.gov. For more information about JCPC, go to  cumberlandcountync.gov/departments/commissioners-group/commissioners/appointed-boards.