Two Weeks for 1 October Victims to Apply to the Nevada Victims of Crime Program


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Communications Director

CARSON CITY, NV - September 17, 2018

The thoughts and prayers of all Nevadans continue to be with the victims and the survivors of the tragic 1 October shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival nearly one year ago. Today, Governor Sandoval is encouraging anyone who was present during the 1 October shooting to submit an application to the Nevada Victims of Crime Program.

“While we continue to reach out to and support those affected by the 1 October events and their families, the deadline for applying to the Victims of Crime program is fast approaching,” Governor Brian Sandoval said. “Even if someone is not sure they will ever seek services as a result of 1 October, it is important to apply so that should they decide later to seek care, they will qualify for eligible program benefits.”

Funds from the Nevada Victims of Crime program may help reimburse people for out-of-pocket expenses resulting from the shooting such as medical bills or counseling co-pays not covered by insurance. Even if victims live outside of Nevada, weren’t physically injured in the shooting, or don’t have any eligible expenses now, survivors are encouraged to apply for the program before the application due date of Oct. 1, 2018, in case they incur future expenses that may be covered by the program.

An application to apply for the Nevada Victims of Crime Program is posted on the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center’s website. Completed and signed applications need to be submitted to the Nevada Victims of Crime Program by mail, fax or email.

   The mailing address is: Nevada VOCP, PO Box 94525, Las Vegas, NV 89193-1525
   The fax numbers are: (888) 941-7890 or (702) 486-2825
   Forms also can be scanned and emailed to: applications@voc-net.com.

If you need help filling out an application online, there is an application process video on the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center’s website and there is also an application process video available on YouTube that walks viewers through the application process.

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