Hoeven Announces Nearly $6.4 Million In DOJ Grants to Support Victim Services

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs has awarded five grants totaling nearly $6.4 million to agencies and tribes in North Dakota. The details of the awards are as follows:

North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

  • $4.7 million in formula funding from the Crime Victims Fund to support local, community-based services for victims of crime.
  •  $185,000 to enhance state compensation payments to eligible crime victims.

Mountain Plains Youth Services - $600,000 to support housing and shelter services for victims as well as capacity building to help communities respond to human trafficking.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe - $443,785 to support domestic violence advocacy services and increase community awareness of domestic violence through intervention and outreach.

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians - $440,412 to provide coordinated, culturally-competent services for victims of crime, their families and the community. 

“Today’s funding will help ensure strong community support for victims of crime and access to services to help them heal and overcome trauma,” Hoeven said.