Voca service definitions manual

VOCA (VICTIM ASSISTANCE GRANT) VICTIM STATISTICS& SERVICE DEFINITIONS A. Indicate the number of victims served by type of victimization. A victim may only be counted once. VOCA Service Definitions Assistance in Filing Compensation Claims Assistance in Filing Compensation Claims includes identifying and notifying crime victims of VOCA Support for Prosecutor Offices. CJCC's VOCA Subgrantee Manual (updated as of 2014) OJP Financial Guide; 28 CFR 94 Subpart B VOCA Victim Assistance Program; VSSR Post Adjudication Service Definitions; Tracker Screenshot of VSSR Services (with FFY17 and FFY18 comparison) Subrecipients cannot use VOCA funds to purchase equipment for another organization or individual to perform a victimrelated service.

Equipment is defined as tangible nonexpendable personal property having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of 5, 000 or more per unit. VOCA funds are allocated annually to the Oregon Department of Justice Crime Victim and Survivor Services Division and are subgranted to victim service organizations throughout the state (PDF).

VOCA Federal Rules and State Guidelines SidebySide Comparison of the VOCA Victim Assistance Guidelines and Rule Topic Section VOCA Victim Assistance Program Guidelines (62 FR, Apr.

22, 1997) VOCA Assistance Grants are dispersed through the Office for Victims of Crime, U. S. Department of Justice and are awarded to each state and several territories based on a specific formula. States are then responsible for subgranting the money to approved applicants in order to help finance their crime victim service programs. VOCA stands for the Victims of Crime Act.

The Act is a federal law that provides funds in support of a variety of services and activities that assist victims of crime. Under VOCA, each state and certain U. S. territories and possessions may receive formula grants to support direct victim assistance services. VOCA funds can be used to purchase materials such as books, training manuals, and videos for direct service providers, within the VOCAfunded organization, and can support the costs of a trainer for inservice staff development.

BUREAU OF ADVOCACY AND GRANTS MANAGEMENT. The bureau provides regional victim advocacy and appellate notification to victims of crime, crisis response training and coordination, and administers the address confidentiality program and the federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) was signed into law on October 12, 1984.

The purpose of the Act was to The definition regarding victims is also stated in the Omnibus Criminal Justice Improvement Act for serious and victim service providers and allied professionals, including VOCA funded and nonVOCA funded personnel, and Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Policies& Procedures Manual.

Effective February 1, 2016. Michigan Crime Victim Services Commission (CVSC) Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Regardless of the type of service provided, VOCA subrecipients must provide free services to



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