Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $332,774)
OVCs mission is to enhance the nations capacity to assist crime victims and provide leadership in changing policies and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime. OVC achieves this mission, in part, by administering competitive award programs supported by the federal Crime Victims Fund to develop innovative training, technical assistance, and direct service projects designed to improve the overall quality of services delivered to crime victims.
The overall goal of Tribal Victim Service program is to provide support to Indian tribes to improve services for victims of crime. Under this program, funding supports a range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development and implementation, program expansion, and other activities to address the victim service needs of tribes.
Funding will be used to build organizational capacity of the victim services programs offered by Yurok Tribal department. Funding will support: one full time planner and a consultant to assist in the development of a comprehensive strategic plan to guide the development, implementation, and expansion of services to best meet Tribal members victim services needs and improve the victim services policies and procedures for each victim service program to ensure standardized criteria for evaluating receiving victim services. (CA/NCF)
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