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A memorial for three of the shooting victims. Photo by Glenn Beltz, used under a Creative Commons 2.0 license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/).

State Victims’ Program to Provide up to $2 Million for Trauma Recovery Centers 6/30/14

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) is seeking applications for grant awards to trauma recovery centers in California. A total funding amount of up to two million dollars will be awarded to the selected trauma recovery center(s) to provide critical services to victims of crime.

Announcement

A memorial for three of the shooting victims. Photo by Glenn Beltz, used under a Creative Commons 2.0 license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/).

Are You a Victim of the Isla Vista/Santa Barbara Shooting Incident? 6/10/14

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) may be able to help victims who were injured or threatened with physical injury as a result of the May 23, 2014, shooting incident.  Family members of a person who was killed, physically injured or threatened with injury as a result of the incident may also be eligible for help.

Executive Officer Statement

A crowd gathers for the memorial for the victims of the Isla Vista shooting.

Young Lives Taken 5/28/14

Statement from Julie Nauman, Executive Officer of the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP), following the shooting of six college students in Isla Vista. "My heart is heavy as I join the many others grieving the loss of six young students whose lives were unexpectedly and tragically taken on May 23, 2014."

Notice of Funds Available

Photo of a trauma recovery center

California Trauma Recovery Center Grant Opportunity 5/16/14

The Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board is seeking applications to award grants to trauma recovery centers in California to provide services to victims of crime. Applications must be submitted by email and be received no later than 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Monday, June 16, 2014.

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Beyond the Physical Damage of Violent Crime 7/8/14

It has been said that pain and suffering are natural elements of the universal human condition. Most of us will experience some degree of trauma in our lifetime, but our responses to that trauma will vary significantly based on a variety of factors including genetics, disposition, temperament, and early home life. Read more »

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