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Puerto Rico

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Access territory-specific information, including awards, events, and VOCA formula funding program contacts.


OVC administers two Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) formula grant programs that support crime victim compensation and assistance—the cornerstone of support for victims throughout the Nation.

VOCA Victim Assistance formula grants support thousands of victim assistance programs throughout the Nation each year. States provide subgrants to local community-based organizations and public agencies that provide services directly to victims. Funds may also be used to address emerging needs, gaps in services, and training of victim service advocates.

VOCA-Funded Victim Assistance Program
Puerto Rico Department of Justice
External Resources Division
Phone: 787-721-2900 Ext. 1808
Website: www.justicia.pr.gov/secretarias-y-oficinas/servicios-a-las-victimas-y-testigos-de-delitos

VOCA Victim Compensation formula grants provide funding to supplement state compensation programs that provide financial assistance and reimbursement to victims for crime-related out-of-pocket expenses.

VOCA-Funded Victim Compensation Program
Puerto Rico Department of Justice
Victim Compensation Office
Phone: 787-721-2900 Ext. 1808
Website: www.justicia.pr.gov/secretarias-y-oficinas/servicios-a-las-victimas-y-testigos-de-delitos

State performance reports for the Puerto Rico Victim Assistance and Compensation Programs are below.

State Compensation Program

State Assistance Program

More information about performance measures for formula funding is available on the VOCA Administrators website.


Active Awards in Puerto Rico

Below find a list of all active OVC awards in Puerto Rico. 

Review state allocations for VOCA formula funding.

Coordinate a training through OVC TTAC.