President Trump is leading America’s effort to combat America’s addiction crisis by coordinating the efforts of Federal agencies working to help solve this crisis.
Register for Virtual Consultation on the Fiscal Year 2021 Crime Victims Fund Tribal Set-Aside Formula Program
The Office for Victims of Crime invites tribal leaders, representatives, and stakeholders to participate in the Consultation on the Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund for Fiscal Year 2021. Attendees will discuss the FY 2021 Crime Victims Fund Tribal Set-Aside and potential revisions to the interim formula and application process used in 2020. The Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program provides support to tribal communities to enhance services for victims of crime.
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During the Impact of the Pandemic on Serving Victims of Domestic Violence Roundtable
Welcome everyone, thanks so much being here today. This is such an important discussion to be having, especially right now in light of the pandemic.
Before we begin, I’d like to extend a special thank you to the National Domestic Violence Hotline for hosting this event. And to Katie Ray-Jones, Gloria Terry, and Jason Buckner for all the planning and coordination that went in to organizing the roundtable.
On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, Attorney General Barr announced the Office for Victims of Crime release of awards totaling more than $1.8 billion to state victim assistance and compensation programs to fund thousands of local victim assistance programs across the country and provide millions in compensation to victims of crime.
On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, Attorney General Barr announced that the Office of Justice Programs awarded grants over $144 million to enhance services for victims of crime across the United States. Approximately $64.3 million of this funding was awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime.
Attorney General Barr Announces Funding to Improve Public Safety and Serve Crime Victims in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
The Department of Justice has a long-standing commitment to improve public safety in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Director Hart Underscores Impact of Public/Private Partnerships on Human Trafficking Efforts During Georgia Visit
On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica Hart participated in a roundtable with anti-trafficking professionals, including Governor Brian Kemp; First Lady Marty Kemp; Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan; Georgia Attorney General Carr; GRACE Commission members; U.S. Attorneys BJay Pak, Charlie Peeler, and Bobby Christine; and Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds.
Attorney General Barr Announces Nearly $100 Million in Office for Victims of Crime Funding to Fight Human Trafficking
On Monday, September 21, 2020, Attorney General Barr and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump announced the release of nearly $100 million in Office for Victims of Crime funding during a meeting at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia.
Remarks of Bill Woolf, Principal Deputy Director, Office for Victims of Crime, at the Alabama State Victim Assistance Academy
Thank you, Darlene [Hutchinson]. On behalf of Director Jessica Hart and the entire Office for Victims of Crime, it’s a privilege to join you and your fellow Alabamians today.
I want to take this opportunity to give a big shout-out to Darlene for all the incredible work she has done on behalf of crime victims in Alabama over the course of her career. I know her ties to the Alabama victim service community go back about three decades, and victims in this state continue to benefit from the groundwork that she helped to lay over the course of those years.
Transforming Victims Services Reporting on Partnerships and Training and Technical Assistance Activities
This recorded webinar helps Office for Victims of Crime grantees develop a common understanding of performance management versus performance measures; provides information on question banks and shared measures; discusses reporting on partnerships, training, and technical assistance; and highlights how semiannual narrative responses can tell the story of your data.
This recorded webinar provides information on both grantee and subgrantee responsibilities for Office for Victims of Crime performance measure reporting, describes collaborative activities for data collection with a subgrantee, and explain how to review subgrantee semiannual reports.
White House Announces More Than $35 Million in Office for Victims of Crime Funding to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking
Attorney General William P.
The National Institute of Justice, in collaboration with OVC, is seeking applications for the FY 2020 Research and Evaluation of Victims of Crime solicitation.
Applicants should submit proposals that address one of the following topics—
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, recognized annually on June 15, is a call-to-action for individuals, organizations, and communities to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking applicants for its Fiscal Year 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).
CTAS provides comprehensive funding to federally recognized tribes, tribal consortia, and tribal designees to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization.