News and Announcements
Executive Officer Statement
During National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month this February, California’s leading victim advocate asks all adults to examine their relationships, particularly when young people are watching and learning.
The California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board announced a decision eliminating California Code of Regulations Rule 649.56, Involvement in the Qualifying Crime of Prostitution, to allow victims of sexual assault who were engaged in an act of prostitution at the time of attack to potentially be eligible for state assistance.
The California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board awarded three grants totaling $2 million to selected Trauma Recovery Centers (TRC) in California that will provide comprehensive mental health and medical services to underserved victims of crime.
In a handoff ceremony following its annual month-long "Suited for Success" campaign, the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) presented approximately 7,300 clothing items to five local nonprofit organizations that serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
- Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board Meetings
Next Board Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, March 20, 2014
Read the CalVCP Connection Blog
It can be hard to relate to statistics; after all, they are just numbers without a face, right? But what happens when that next statistic is your best friend? Your teammate? Your little sister? The closer it hits to home, the easier it is to see that even one victim is too many. Read more »
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