25 U.S. Code § 1621o - Indian youth grant program

§ 1621o.
Indian youth grant program
(a) Grants

The Secretary, acting through the Service, is authorized to make grants to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations for innovative mental and physical disease prevention and health promotion and treatment programs for Indian preadolescent and adolescent youths.

(b) Use of funds
(1)Funds made available under this section may be used to—
develop prevention and treatment programs for Indian youth which promote mental and physical health and incorporate cultural values, community and family involvement, and traditional healers; and
develop and provide community training and education.
Funds made available under this section may not be used to provide services described in section 1665g(c) of this title.
(c) Models for delivery of comprehensive health care servicesThe Secretary shall—
disseminate to Indian tribes information regarding models for the delivery of comprehensive health care services to Indian and urban Indian adolescents;
encourage the implementation of such models; and
at the request of an Indian tribe, provide technical assistance in the implementation of such models.
(d) Criteria for review and approval of applications

The Secretary shall establish criteria for the review and approval of applications under this section.

(Pub. L. 94–437, title II, § 216, as added Pub. L. 102–573, title II, § 212, Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4554; amended Pub. L. 111–148, title X, § 10221(a), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 935.)

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–148 is based on sections 101(b)(4) and 131 of title I of S. 1790, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, as reported by the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate in Dec. 2009, which were enacted into law by section 10221(a) of Pub. L. 111–148.


2010—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 111–148 substituted “section 1665g(c) of this title” for “section 1621h(m) of this title”.

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 111–148 struck out subsec. (e) which authorized appropriations for fiscal years 1993 to 2000.


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