The Correctional Adult Reentry Education, Employment, and Recidivism Strategies (CAREERRS) Program, a Second Chance Act program, is designed to help communities establish education, vocation, and job training programs in their correctional systems that address employment challenges facing incarcerated youth and adults re-entering those communities and the workforce.
This program is intended to improve outcomes, minimize additional trauma, and restore safety and security to older adult victims of abuse and financial exploitation. The purpose of this grant is to support direct service provision to older victims; provide advocacy, assistance, and safety planning; and provide resources for service providers and criminal justice stakeholders. There isn’t express language for legal aid, but the solicitation includes broad language about providing services that can include legal aid.
The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older. Legal aid organizations are able to subgrant from eligible applicants.
This opportunity promotes nutrition, supportive, and caregiver services to American Indians, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Legal aid organizations that provide legal assistance to older Native Americans are eligible to apply.
Applications Due: October 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET This program is designed to assist residents of public and Indian housing make progress towards economic self-sufficiency (defined as “an individual’s ability to support their household by maintaining financial, housing, and… Read More ›
Applications Due: July 16, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time Description: This program seeks to enhance services to crime victims in linguistically specific communities by breaking down barriers that prevent millions of Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and limited English proficient (LEP) crime victims… Read More ›
DOJ – Initiative to Enhance Crime Victims’ Rights Enforcement and Victims Access to Legal Assistance
Applications Due: July 2, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time Description: This initiative is intended to expand on federal, state, local, and tribal efforts to enforce crime victims’ rights. One managing training and technical assistance (TTA) provider will be selected under… Read More ›
Applications Due: States apply by May 30, 2018 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time This is the announcement for states to apply to DOJ OVC, not individual local organizations. This is a block grant — you apply to your state’s grant administering… Read More ›
DOJ – Supplemental Enhanced Training And Services To End Abuse In Later Life Program Solicitation (2017)
Applications Due: November 8, 2017, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time Description: Recognizing that individuals who are 50 years of age or older who are victims of abuse in later life, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, exploitation, and neglect,… Read More ›