Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $750,000)
The Building State Technology Capacity program better serves victims by allowing SAAs to leverage technology in the focus areas listed above. As society turns more and more to innovative technology, victim service providers and VOCA state administering agencies must be prepared to respond to this rapid evolution by developing organizational capacity to not only support their organization's data collection needs, but also to support victims of crime in new and varied ways that protect the victims' rights, and enhance their safety and confidentiality.
InfoNet, a web-based, standardized case management and reporting system used by over 100 Illinois domestic and sexual violence providers, allows users to track services provided to victims and the community, and produce standardized program and funding reports. Grant funds will be used to complete upgrades to InfoNet system which will resolve key reporting issues, enable providers and funders to understand the impact of services, and yield data about other victimizations. CA/NCF
- This project will launch a pilot Youth Advocate Leadership Program where college students will participate in a paid victim advocacy fellowship program serving traditionally marginalized communities.
- Safe Shelter and Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Their Pets
- The Link Safe Harbor Programs for Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking