Polk County Decategorization


To promote a cooperative and collaborative process that strives to provide and support an efficient and effective continuum of service delivery to Polk County children and families involved in, or at risk of being involved in, the child welfare and/or juvenile justice system.

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Notice of Requests for Polk Decategorization Mini-grant Applications


The Polk Decategorization Executive Committee is pleased to announce the opportunity to apply for mini-grants for 2015 summer/fall programming and services related to academic, employment and community engagement for at-risk, low income, minority youth.
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Latino Parenting Skill-Building Classes Funding Available


Polk Decat has funding available specific to supporting Latino Parenting Skill-building Classes or programs in Polk County. The programming should offer Latino parents the opportunity to learn about ways they can avoid involvement with the Department of Human Services and Juvenile Court Services, how to keep on top of the technology that their children are using, how the education system operates, accessing local resources and how to self-advocate.
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