Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $719,086)
OVCs mission is to enhance the nations 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.
Under Purpose Area 1: Establishment of a New Victim Service Program, Pueblo of San Felipe will establish a new Victim Service Program composed of three main San Felipe Departments: Family Services, Health and Wellness and the Contemporary Court, to address victims of crime on the Pueblo. The San Felipe Pueblo Victim of Crime Program (SFPVCP) will be structured around victim-centered practice and policy; identify evidence-based practices (EBPs); conduct a Needs Assessment and a Strategic Plan to identify current gaps in victim services and develop an action plan for community engagement and service coordination.(CA/NCF)