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Tribal Victims Assistance Program

Award Information

Award #
2019-VO-GX-0060
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$226,251

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $226,251)

OVC’s mission is to enhance the nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and provide leadership in changing policies and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime. OVC achieves this mission, in part, by administering competitive award programs supported by the federal Crime Victims Fund to develop innovative training, technical assistance, and direct service projects designed to improve the overall quality of services delivered to crime victims.

The overall goal of the Tribal Victim Service program is to provide support to Indian tribes to improve services for victims of crime. Under this program, funding supports a range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development and implementation, program expansion, and other activities to address the victim service needs of tribes.

With this award, Spokane Tribe of Indians will enhance their Family Violence Program by offering comprehensive tribal victim assistance to all victims of crime, specifically those who fall victim to elder abuse.
(CA/NCF)

Date Created: September 30, 2019