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The CFCPP is the Vermont State Advisory Group (SAG) as required by the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act. The Council is a 21-member advisory group appointed by the governor with consent of the Vermont Senate. Members include private individuals, state agency personnel, representatives of private social services agencies, and youth. The Council was begun by the Vermont legislature in 1986.
Who We Are and What We Do.
The Council is a 21-member advisory group appointed by the governor with consent of the Vermont Senate. Members include private individuals, state agency personnel, representatives of private social services agencies, and youth. The Council was begun by the Vermont legislature in 1986.
By Laws
The Children and Family Council for Prevention Programs (CFCPP) was named in May 1986, by amendments to 33 V.S.A., Chapter 16 as “The successor to and continuation of the Delinquency Prevention Coordinating Council” (DPCC). The CFCPP was given “all of the rights and responsibilities…and…all records, documents and funds of or appropriated to the” DPCC. (33 V.S.A., Chapter 16, Transitional Provisions, 1986).
Member Responsibilities and Benefits
Appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Vermont Senate to provide advice to the Governor and the Legislature about juveniles, the juvenile justice system, and the prevention of such problem behaviors as juvenile delinquency, dropping out of school, teenage pregnancy, substance abuse and child abuse among children and their families. Duties involve administering the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Formula Grant for Vermont and the Vermont State Children's Trust Fund (CTF). Administering the Children's Trust Fund includes raising money for it. Work is performed with the assistance of the Vermont State Agency of Human Services (AHS).
Membership Roster
Contains Excel file for members and points of contact, email addresses