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Texas

Description

Access state-specific information, including awards, events, and state 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 Victim Assistance Program
Office of the Texas Governor
Public Safety Office
Criminal Justice Division
Phone: 512–936–2062
Fax: 512–475–2440
Website: https://gov.texas.gov/organization/cjd/programs

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 Victim Compensation Program
Texas Office of the Attorney General
Crime Victims' Compensation Program
Phone: 800–983–9933
Fax: 512–320–8270
Website: https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cvs/crime-victims-compensation

State performance reports for the Texas VOCA Victim Assistance and Compensation Programs are below. More information about performance measures for formula funding is available on the VOCA Administrators website.

State Compensation Program
The annual state performance report for the Texas compensation program.

State Assistance Program
The annual state performance report for the Texas assistance program.

 


Active Awards in Texas

Below find a list of all active OVC awards in Texas. 

The Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance of the Southern District of Texas

2019-VT-BX-K025
Geographical Areas Served
  • Houston Metropolitan Area (Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Galveston, Waller, Chambers, Brazoria, and Liberty Counties)
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
TX
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
$900,000

Building Capacity to Provide Comprehensive Services in Abilene

2019-VT-BX-0087
Geographical Areas Served
  • Abilene
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
TX
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
$550,000

Survivors of Trafficking Empowerment Program (STEP)

2019-VT-BX-0096
Geographical Areas Served
  • Bell County
  • Hays County
  • Travis County
  • Williamson County
  • McLennan County
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
TX
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
$925,000

ChildSafe's Care Coordination Initiative

2019-VM-BX-0007
Geographical Areas Served
  • Bexar County
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
TX
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
$444,010

Review state allocations for VOCA formula funding.

Coordinate a training through OVC TTAC.