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As depicted in the organizational chart below, the following components carry out OJJDP's activities.

OJJDP Organization Chart

Office of the Administrator
The Office of the Administrator (OA) establishes OJJDP’s priorities and policies, oversees the management of the Office’s divisions, and fosters collaboration with federal, state, and local agencies and associations that share OJJDP’s commitment to preventing and combating juvenile delinquency and addressing the problem of missing and exploited children.
OA Staff  
 
Budget and Administration
The Budget and Administration (B&A) division is responsible for OJJDP's human resources, office support, budget, and award administration services. This division also manages audit and compliance responsibilities to ensure states' adherence to the core requirements of the JJDP Act, providing states with specialized assistance and expertise on compliance-related issues.
B&A Staff  B&A Programs
 
Innovation and Research
The Innovation and Research division administers OJJDP's research, training and technical assistance, performance measurement, and communications activities. This division oversees the agency's program of research and evaluation, translating the knowledge and lessons learned from these activities into specialized training and technical assistance for tribal nations, states and communities, and communicating OJJDP’s priorities and initiatives to the field to promote sound policies, best practices, and systems improvement.
I&R Staff  I&R Programs
 
Juvenile Justice System Improvement
The Juvenile Justice System Improvement (JJSI) division administers policies and programs that connect directly with the juvenile justice system. JJSI coordinates OJJDP's work with law enforcement, judges and courts, corrections, and other juvenile justice components to promote system improvement and best practices. Included in this division are the National Juvenile Information Sharing Initiative, the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, the National Center for Youth in Custody, and mental health initiatives.
JJSI Staff  JJSI Programs
 
State and Community Development
The State and Community Development (SCD) division administers OJJDP's formula and block grants and major Department of Justice program and policy initiatives, including Defending Childhood, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, and the Supportive School Discipline Initiative. SCD also supports OJJDP's public and private sector partnerships and ensures engagement with the field through its administration of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, and development of working relationships with the philanthropic community.
SCD Staff  SCD Programs
 
Youth Development, Prevention, and Safety
The Youth Development, Prevention, and Safety (YDPS) division administers policies and programs that focus on positive youth development and protecting children against victimization. YDPS coordinates OJJDP's efforts that cover the continuum of children’s experiences before they reach the juvenile justice system. Among the programs that this division administers are mentoring programs for at-risk children, the Internet Crimes Against Children Program, the Tribal Youth Program, the National Girls Institute, AMBER Alert, and Children's Advocacy Centers.
YDPS Staff  YDPS Programs