Risk Reduction & Community Justice Services

The Agency of Human Services envisions a Vermont in which everyone is safe from harm at home and in their communities and has access to justice and rehabilitation opportunities.  AHS delivers programs and services to promote justice, safety, and to protect the dignity and lives of Vermonters experiencing vulnerability including children and youth, aging Vermonters, Vermonters with disabilities, Vermonters in the custody of the state, and victims of abuse, neglect, and crime.

Department of Corrections
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Jul 2015
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Department for Children and Families
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What We Do

The BARJ program is an arm of the youth justice system that provides support to youth who are at-risk for involvement in the justice system, or have been adjudicated and may or may not be on probation with DCF - Family Services.  The primary goal of the BARJ program is to support youth involved in, or at risk of becoming involved in the justice system by providing restorative interventions that reduce or eliminate further involvement in the system.

Who We Serve

BARJ serves youth who are at risk of becoming involved with the justice system, have been adjudicated or truant from school.

How We Impact

The purpose of this contract is to provide restorative services that focus on accountability and competency development of the youth, and community safety, while including the victims and the community in repairing the harm caused.  The Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) program is successful because it offers a variety of supports and services that vary depending on the individual needs of the youth and family.  The BARJ program works with youth to support them in:

  • Building upon their protective factors; 
  • Building upon their self-regulation in natural settings; and
  • Not committing new offenses.
Budget Information
FY 21 Program Budget        
Primary Appropriation #: 3440020000      
FY 2021 Appropriation: $1,020,199      
Portion ($$) of Appropriation dedicated to Program: 100%  
Total Program Budget FY 2021: $1,020,199      
           
FY 19 Actuals: $903,525        
Fund: GF $903,525      
Total Actual FY 19: $903,525        
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FSD-Indicators
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Q2 2020
1,169
3
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Q2 2020
-6%
3
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Q2 2020
174
1
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Q2 2020
1,005
3
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Q2 2020
61
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Q2 2020
211
5
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Q2 2020
413
2
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2018
1,286
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Department for Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living
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Each Area Agency on Aging receives an annual $53,000 grant award.  The grant term is two years. 

MCO investment expenditures; includes indirect allocations to GC MCO (per DAIL business office):

SFY2019 plan   SFY2018 est.    SFY2017 actual    SFY2016 actual

$280,000             $278,000           $277,257                $276,830

 

What We Do

Vermont's Area Agencies on Aging build a coordinated response to self-neglect through a variety of activities.  These include raising awareness, providing education, training and case management to individuals considered self-neglecting. 

Who We Serve

Adults, 60 years and older, who can be described as self-neglecting.

How We Impact

The Area Agencies on Aging respond to self-neglect referrals and provide case management services to those who are identified as self-neglecting.  Case managers work with individuals who are self-neglecting to develop goals identified by the individual and by use of a risk and safety evaluation tool.  Goals may be related to food, shelter, medical/mental/financial health or in other areas.  To help achieve these goals community partners and resources are accessed and leveraged.  Where resources don't exist, the Area Agencies on Aging work to build awareness and capacity.

Department of Mental Health - Persons in Custody of the Department of Mental Health
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FYQ4 2019
63
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FYQ1 2020
85%
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FYQ2 2020
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