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Juveniles in Care Program To Serve Adolescent Victims of Crime

Award Information

Awardee
Award #
2019-VO-GX-0062
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$719,963

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $719,963)

OVC’s mission is to enhance the nation’s 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 award programs supported by the federal Crime Victims Fund (CVF) to develop innovative training and technical assistance, and to provide direct services to improve the overall quality of victim assistance.

The overall goal of the Fiscal Year 2019 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program is to provide support to tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Under the solicitation, OVC solicited applications for funding to support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development and implementation, program expansion, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.

With an award under Purpose Area 2: Coordination and Expansion of Existing Victim Service Program, Nez Perce Tribe will serve juvenile victims of crime by establishing Juveniles in Care (JIC), a new program to provide victims ages 14-18 with direct services, a safe place to stay, life course skills, and positive mentorship. (CA/NCF)

Date Created: September 30, 2019