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Rockland County District Attorney's Office Victim Advocate

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $270,000)

This grant award made to County of Rockland, is funded under OVC FY 2020 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program, Purpose Area 1: Small-Agency, which is designed to develop or enhance and sustain crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies and better coordinate services to victims to more quickly and more effectively serve the victim assistance and compensation needs of all crime victims and inform them of their rights as crime victims. The grantee will hire a full-time Victim Advocate for the DAO's Special Victims Center (SVC). This will allow for all victims, including the most vulnerable people in our community, a single advocate to provide support, services and referrals throughout the criminal case process and beyond. The goal is to ensure that all victims of sex crimes, domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, human trafficking and other special victims with mental illness and/or intellectual/developmental disorders are provided immediate, high quality advocacy services. CA/NCF

Date Created: October 22, 2020