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Puyallup Tribe, Outreach & Advocacy for Human Trafficking Victims

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $717,292)

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, the program will address: 1) Clarity of purpose by a strong network of partners with proven track records; 2) Outreach, sustained professional development and training; 3) Stabilization and healing programs; 4) Case Management through a Council-led “wrap-around process; 5) A multidisciplinary team (MDT) of a tribal “Community Youth Services Division” administrators to remove barriers, allocate resources, review case progress, and troubleshoot barriers to progress; 6): Sustainability planning, evaluation, and data analysis that informs needed mid-course corrections. (CA/NCF)

Date Created: September 30, 2019