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$1.2M to help victims of crime in Arizona – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-09-16 10:56:58 –

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) —Governor Doug Ducey on Wednesday to assist hundreds of Arizonas who are victims of crime and need financial assistance for counseling and other necessary services 120 Announced 10,000 dollars.

“Protecting vulnerable Arizonas and their families is a top priority,” said Governor Ducey. “We have to do more to ensure that they are protected and safe — and today’s investments are the resources and services that criminally affected people are coveted for. Helps you access. “

This fund stabilizes the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC) Victim Compensation and Support Fund. The fund acts as a safety net for crime victims and provides important resources to one of Arizona’s most vulnerable populations.

Funded individuals can use it for expenses such as medical and dental needs. Mental health counseling; funeral and burial costs; lost wages / loss of support; crime scene cleanup. And some shipping costs. Recipients can also use the funds to respond to the financial impact of public health emergencies.

Funding is provided by the State Financial Recovery Fund as part of the US Rescue Planning Act, and the investment supports approximately 400 victims who have experienced financial losses as a result of criminal activity.



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