Nevada Victims of Crime Program Looking to Help Mass Shooting Victims
AZDPS is helping the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center with providing information to survivors of the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:15pm
- For Immediate Release -
Nevada — The Nevada Victims of Crime Program (VOCP) and the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center are encouraging survivors of the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting in Las Vegas to apply for victim’s assistance prior to October 1, 2018.
The VOCP can assist victims and their families cope and recover from the physical, emotional and financial impact of violent crime by helping pay expenses related to the mass shooting. Covered expenses may include:
Hospital and Ambulance Bills
Medical and Dental Treatment
Mental Health Counseling
Wage or Income Loss
Funeral and Burial Expenses
Loss of Support for Dependents
Home Health Care
Counseling Co-pays Not Covered by Insurance
Even if victims live outside of Nevada or don’t have any eligible expenses now, they are still encouraged to apply in case future expenses are incurred which may be covered by the program.
Caring staff at the center is available to answer questions about the Nevada Victims of Crime Program and they can assist anyone who needs help completing an application. The center can be reached by phone at (702) 455-2433 (AIDE) or toll-free at (833) 299-2433, and by email at: vegass[email protected]. Visit their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/VegasStrongResiliencyCenter. The address is 1524 Pinto Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is a state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.