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Historic Funding for Treatment Courts

Today the President signed into law the funding for federal fiscal year 2018, which ends September 30, 2018. It includes a historic $165 million for the treatment court field, a 50 percent increase over last year.

Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA):

  • $75 million for the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program
  • $20 million for the Veterans Treatment Court Program

Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):

  • $70 million for Drug Treatment Courts

The efforts of treatment court professionals like you are crucial to fostering federal support for treatment courts. NADCP thanks you for your help in securing this historic funding for our programs across the country.