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Project CARES II

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $175,000)

The purpose of this grant program is to increase the capacity of tribal communities to address the needs of victims of child abuse and child sexual abuse, in a manner that lessens the trauma to the victims and increases culturally appropriate service provision. The goal of this grant program is to improve the capacity of existing tribal systems to handle the investigation, prosecution and case management of child abuse, sexual abuse and physical abuse cases by developing specialized services and procedures to address the needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) child abuse victims.


Date Created: September 24, 2009