Biden- Harris Administration Responds to Immediate Needs of Community in Buffalo and Uvalde Attacks

The White House

The Biden-Harris Administration is using the full resources of the federal government to respond to the horrific massacres that took place at Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, and at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. This fact sheet summarizes some key federal social service programs and other supports that are part of that mobilization.

Caring for Victims:

  • The Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) funds VictimConnect, a service administered by the National Center for Victims of Crime, which provides confidential assistance to crime victims. Trained specialists are available to help locate services in the victim’s area, including mental health counseling, legal services, and more. Contact VictimConnect from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time at:
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