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File #: 21-1128    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentations Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Probation
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Acceptance of Presentation of the Mendocino County California Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Annual Plan FY2021-22 (Sponsor: Probation)
Sponsors: Probation
Attachments: 1. Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Plan - FY 2021-22 - Final Draft 9.24.21, 2. MCPD DJJ Realignment BOS Presentation 10.26.21

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Probation
MEETING DATE: October 19, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Izen Locatelli
PHONE:
234-6911
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Katie F. Ford
PHONE:
234-6904


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 30 min.


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Acceptance of Presentation of the Mendocino County California Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Annual Plan FY2021-22
(Sponsor: Probation)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Accept presentation of the Mendocino County California Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Annual Plan FY2021-22.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
None.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
On September 30, 2020, Senate Bill (SB) 823 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newson. Some of the SB 823 highlights include the cessation of intakes to the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and the eventual complete closure of DJJ, adjustment of the local age of jurisdiction for commitments, establishment of the Office of Youth and Community Restoration (OYCR) and the Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant (JJRBG) program.

The DJJ provides education and trauma informed treatment to California's youthful offenders up to the age of 25 who have the most serious criminal background and most intense treatment needs. The bill initiated the closing of DJJ and realigned the responsibility for those youth formerly eligible for commitment to DJJ to the counties. Effective July 1, 2021, normal intake to DJJ ceased, transferring custodial care, supervision and rehabilitative needs and requirements to local jurisdictions. Until DJJ shutters its services entirely, youth already committed to DJJ can remain until completion of their program or the anticipated complete closure of all DJJ facilities on June 30, 2023. The bill also amended Welfare and Institutions Code Section 208.5 to extend the age of juvenile court jurisdiction and confinement up to age 23 or 25 for ...

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