Guam OAG gets $1.9M for victim assistance


HAGÅTÑA, Guam—The Office of the Attorney General in Guam was awarded $1,909,864 in federal grant assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice to support programs administered by the Attorney General’s Office that provide direct assistance to victims of crime.

$1,876,864 was awarded through the Victims of Crime Act Victim Assistance program.

$33,000 was awarded through the Victims of Crime Act Victim Compensation program.

“Each year I join my colleagues in providing strong Congressional appropriations for Victims of Crime Act programs,” said Delegate Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam) yesterday. “These programs are important to supporting efforts [in] Guam and throughout the nation to provide direct assistance to crime victims and help them overcome their challenges. I am hopeful that the programs supported by these funds help bring comfort to victims and their families.” (PR)

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