Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $175,000)
The goal of the grant is to plan and implement an innovative program to improve the ability of American Indian and Alaska Native communities to provide direct services to victims of violent crimes such as child abuse, sexual assault, homicide, elder abuse, Driving While Intoxicated, and gang violence. The program will offer services which include counseling, referrals, emergency services, court accompaniment, and assistance obtaining victim compensation.
- Innovative legal aid for elder abuse and exploitation victims in Los Angeles Countys high-poverty and rural communities
- Expanding existing case-management services for survivors of both labor and sex trafficking in the Greater Houston Area.
- Successful Aging after Financial Exploitation (SAFE): Financial coaching services for urban and rural older adults