This training reviews new and expanded grants through Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance grant funds.
Date training recorded: Jan 19, 2016
Trainer(s): Carol Sewell, Lisa Nerenberg, Leigh Bills
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC), California Commission on Aging (CCoA), California Elder Justice Coalition (CEJC), Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)


The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), which administers Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance grant funds, recently announced new and expanded grants for assistance to underserved groups. The following programs can greatly benefit older victims:

1. Elder Abuse Program (includes multidisciplinary teams)
2 Unserved/Underserved Victim Advocacy and Outreach Program
3. Victims with Disabilities Program

No MCLE credit is available for this webinar.

Moderated by: Carol Sewell, Legislative Director, California Commission on Aging

Presented by:

Lisa Nerenberg, Executive Director, California Elder Justice Coalition
Leigh Bills, Chief, Victim Services Division, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

For more information about these programs and the Request for Proposal (RFP) process, please visit the Cal OES website:

Materials for this training may be found here:

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This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.

CCOA, CEJC and LAAC: New Opportunities to Serve Elderly Victims of Abuse: A Webinar on Victim Assistance in California


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