|ACTION ALERT: Urge Congress to Protect Victim Services FundingCongress is quickly working to pass a budget and while the compromise budget deal has aspects that will benefit vulnerable populations, it has put funding for the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) at risk.
VOCA is a non-taxpayer-generated funding stream which is dedicated to providing direct services to victims of crime. The current budget deal seeks to remove $1.5 billion out of the overall VOCA fund. The result of lead to less funding availability in upcoming years, including FY 2016. This cut to services will be devastating to many of the new and existing victim services that are funded through VOCA.
We urge you to contact your Members of Congress today and tell them “Don’t Cut VOCA.”
Contact your Senator and Representative TODAY and tell them:
Here are the numbers to contact your Members of Congress directly:
Congressional District 1 – Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick – 202-225-3361
Congressional District 2 – Congresswoman Martha McSally – 202-225-2542
Congressional District 3 – Congressman Raul Grijalva – 202-225-2435
Congressional District 4 – Congressman Paul Gosar – 202-225-2315
Congressional District 5 – Congressman Matt Salmon – 202-225-2635
Congressional District 6 – Congressman David Schweikert – 202-225-4065
Congressional District 7 – Congressman Ruben Gallego – 202-225-4065
Congressional District 8 – Congressman Trent Franks – 202-225-4567
Congressional District 9 – Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema – 202-225-9888
Senator John McCain – 202-224-2235
Senator Jeff Flake – 202-224-4521
To find your member of Congress, click here and enter your zip code.
If you prefer to contact them via e-mail, you can find the Senate e-mail addresses here and the House of Representatives here.
Congress needs to hear from you today!
Keep the conversation going on Twitter by using the hashtag #DontCutVOCA
Thank you for your advocacy