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PITU rural crime victim services program

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $504,447)

DOJ and OVC have long recognized the critical need to support American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of crime. Over time, OVC has conducted a number of tribal consultations and listening sessions to gather input from our AI/AN partners regarding the Crime Victims Fund tribal victim services set-aside. Based on the information gathered, OVC will allocate the FY 2020 funding by an interim discretionary administrative formula. The formula being used was created with significant input from tribal leaders and from the information gathered from the consultations and listening sessions.

Under this award, The Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah will: 1) hire a .20 FTE Youth Program Coordinator and a 1.0 FTE Assistant; 2) pay costs associated with training behavioral health staff in an evidence-based intervention for youth; and 3) support youth participation in traditional healing activities.


Date Created: October 22, 2020