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Orutsararmiut Native Council Direct Victim Services Program: Serving Tribal Children

Award Information

Award #
2019-VO-GX-0098
Location
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$869,155

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $869,155)

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 award programs supported by the federal Crime Victims Fund (CVF) to develop innovative training and technical assistance, and to provide direct services to improve the overall quality of victim assistance.

The overall goal of the Fiscal Year 2019 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program is to provide support to tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Under the solicitation, OVC solicited applications for funding to support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development and implementation, program expansion, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.

With an award under Purpose Area 2: Coordination and Expansion of Existing Victim Service Program, the Orutsararmiut Native Council will expand their existing victim services program to work with tribal child victims, providing direct services to enable the child victim and family members to leave an abusive home and provide culturally-appropriate, trauma-informed services to tribal children and their families.(CA/NCF)

Date Created: September 30, 2019