At-Risk and Delinquent Youth: Efficiency Questions Arise from Multiple Federal Programs

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DIANE Publishing, 1996 - 98 pages
Identifies federal programs that serve at-risk or delinquent youth. Provides information on the amount of FY 1995 appropriations dedicated toward youth. Focuses on crime/violence intervention, gang intervention, mentoring, substance abuse interventions and support services. Provides information on various characteristics, including services provided and target groups; and assesses the potential for program overlap and duplication of services. Charts and tables.

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