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Juvenile Justice Funding

The commission awards grants to agencies for delinquency prevention and to ensure that youth who commit offenses receive appropriate placements and services. Information about applying for grants will be on this page when information from the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention on availability of funding is received.

Title VI Video

All recipients of TCCY juvenile justice funding are required to abide by federal Title VI non-discrimination requirements. This video provides information on language-based discrimination. Questions about TCCY grant compliance with Title VI should be made to Richard Kennedy at (615) 532-1570 or

Preventing Language-Based Discrimination Training Video


For more information about federal juvenile justice grants, contact:

Zanira Whitfield
Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
Andrew Jackson Building, 9th Floor
502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-0800
(615) 741-2633