2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 14 - Children
Chapter 9 - Community Juvenile Services
Section 14-9-108 - Grant Eligibility; Allocation of Funds.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 14-9-108 (2020)

14-9-108. Grant eligibility; allocation of funds.

(a) To qualify for a grant under this act, an applicant shall:

(i) Be created as a community board as provided by W.S. 14-9-105 or be a board of county commissioners which has appointed an advisory board in accordance with W.S. 14-9-105(b);

(ii) Submit a grant application;

(iii) Receive certification from the department of family services that the strategic plan developed by the community board or county addresses the purposes of this act;

(iv) Develop a system for:

(A) Central intake and assessment of juveniles with an initial point of contact established within the community;

(B) The development or adoption of criteria for juvenile diversion, short-term detention and longer-term shelter care services, including standards for assessments, admissions, twenty-four (24) hour intakes, predispositional detentions and shelter care standards;

(C) The development of a continuum of nonsecure services, including early intervention, diversion, community service and other sanctions which may include citations, counseling, parenting education, day treatment and aftercare following twenty-four (24) hour placements; and

(D) The identification of other funding sources for local juvenile services.

(b) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 8, § 2.

(c) For grants awarded to community boards, services for juveniles under this section shall be paid cooperatively by the departments of family services, health and education to the providers of those services. For grants awarded to counties acting with an advisory board, services shall be paid by the county from grant funds provided to the county.

(d) Systems approved by the department under this section shall provide for confidential proceedings and records.

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