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Congressman Sires Congratulates Three Area Hospitals on Receipt of VOCA Grants from the State of New Jersey

Jan 29, 2020
Press Release

(Washington D.C.)- Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement recognizing three area hospitals that serve the 8th District for their receipt of Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding from the State to establish hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs):

“I am encouraged to hear that Trinitas Health Foundation in Elizabeth, Jersey City Medical Center (RWJBarnabas) in Jersey City, and University Hospital in Newark have been selected by the State to establish HVIPs in our communities. These programs will provide comprehensive resources and services to victims, while working to address the epidemic of violence plaguing our country. I look forward to seeing the positive impacts these HVIPs will have in the 8th District and throughout the State of New Jersey.”