Crime Victim Services Unit
MESSAGE TO MISSOURI AGENCIES ASSISTING CRIME VICTIMS
9 Pre-Bid Seminars will be held around state April 27-May 5
The Missouri Department of Public Safety, Office of the Director will be accepting applications for the 2017 Victims of Crime Act Grant. All applications must be received by the Missouri Department of Public Safety, Office of the Director no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 2, 2017 to be eligible for consideration. The Crime Victim Services Unit will hold Pre-Bid seminars around the state to assist applicants in requesting VOCA funds. Please join us at a location near you. Registration is available through Web grants.
The information presented at the Pre-Bid seminars will remain consistent throughout the seminars. While Pre-Bid seminar attendance is not mandatory, it is highly encouraged as we believe the sessions will be helpful explaining the processes and benefit all attendees. New VOCA rules apply to this process.
To obtain a copy of the solicitation, visit the CVSU page on the Missouri Department of Public Safety website at http://dps.mo.gov/dir/programs/cvsu/ beginning April 28. For further information please call (573) 526-1464.
To see dates and locations of Pre-Bid Seminars click here.
The Crime Victim Services Unit (CVSU) provides guidance to not-for-profit agencies and local and state governments on practices and policies that impact crime victims, and provides funding, training, and consultation to help communities develop programs to serve crime victims. This activity also includes assisting victims who encounter difficulty accessing services or who believe they have been deprived of their statutory or constitutional rights. Additional activities include notification and assistance to victims whose offenders are scheduled to be released from custody or have an upcoming court hearing, or informing them of the service and the status of their protection order.
When addressing mail to CVSU, please be sure to include the program name or one of our staff members’ names on the envelope. This will ensure that your correspondence is handled in a timely manner.
(573) 526-1464 Tina Utley
North West Region
(573) 522-5685 Katrina Prenger
South West Region
(573) 751-5954 Beth Evers
North Central Region
(573) 522-1849 Kris Waterman
South East Region