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CCT Purpose Area 6 Children's Wellness Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $250,000)

Children's Justice Act (CJA) Partnerships for Indian Communities Grant Program (Victims of Crime Act of 1984, Section 1402(g), 34 U.S.C. 20101(g) supports American Indian and Alaskan Native communities for the purpose of improving the investigation, prosecution, and handling of child abuse cases, especially cases of child sexual abuse, in a manner that increases support for and lessens trauma to child abuse victims. The funding further supports programs to provide comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary responses to child abuse victims and provide trauma-informed, culturally competent, holistic services to child abuse victims and their families.
With this award, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boys Reservation will: 1) hire a full-time Project Coordinator/ Child Advocate; 2) send project staff to forensic interviewer training; 3) provide emergency food, clothing, and personal hygiene products for child abuse victims; and 4) support a public awareness campaign about child abuse. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 30, 2019