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JAG funds available for nonprofits and cities

Posted On: September 26, 2019

Volusia County has received an award of $150,129 from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Countywide from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Applications are being accepted from nonprofit organizations and local cities that do not receive a direct annual allocation of JAG funding.

Eligible programs include law enforcement; crime labs and forensics; crime prevention; prosecution, indigent defense and courts; corrections and community corrections; re-entry services; behavioral health assessment and evaluation; and victim and witness services.

Applications are available online at www.volusia.org/community_assistance/applications or by calling Jennifer Edgington or Dawna Parent Phillips at 386-736-5956. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Oct. 15.

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II)

Pursuant to Title II of the ADA, Volusia County does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in providing or conducting its services, programs or activities.  Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of county policies to participate in a meeting or other event, should contact the county‚Äôs ADA Title II coordinator, George Baker at 386-248-1760 no later than two business days before the event or meeting.