• Antiterrorism Emergency Assistance Program Grant

    MOVA obtained funding from the Antiterrorism Emergency Assistance Program Grant (AEAP) administered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).  This funding will provide long-term support services for victims and witnesses of the Boston Marathon bombings and events that followed during the pursuit and apprehension of the suspects.  It is important to acknowledge that these funds are not intended for direct cash assistance, but rather to develop and sustain direct victim services such as legal, social, employment, educational and mental health needs of all victims and witnesses.

  • Notice of Intent to Award Funds to the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

  • The Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) has Released a Request for Response (RFR): Boston Marathon Bombing Behavioral Health Services Outreach and Education Campaign

    The Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) has released a Request for Response (RFR) seeking an agency or agencies to provide professional development and implementation of an Outreach and Education Campaign designed to inform citizens of the effects of violent crime such as the Boston Marathon Bombing and subsequent services available through various media outlets and website development.  

    All documents can be found on COMMBUYS- www.commbuys.com/bso.   Select contract & Bid Search, click bids and find 111 – Victim &Witness Assistance Board under organization.  This procurement is listed as RFR 2015AEAPMC Boston Marathon Bombing Behavioral Health Services Outreach and Education Campaign.

    Applications must be delivered to MOVA no later than January 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm.  There will be an optional conference call tentatively scheduled for December 29, 2014.  For more information or any questions regarding this solicitation please contact the procurement team leader at amy.lindquist@state.ma.us or 617-586-1362.

  • Request for Response to Join the Boston Marathon Bombing Behavioral Health Master Service Agreement (MSA)

    MOVA has released a Request for Response to join the Boston Marathon Bombing Behavioral Health Services Master Service Agreement (MSA).  Clinicians and providers who meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the RFR and wish to provide behavioral health services to victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing are encouraged to apply.

    All documents including the RFR and application are posted to COMMBUYS www.commbuys.com/bso/.  Click on ‘Contract & Bid Search’, then ‘Bids’ and find 1111-Victim & Witness Assistance Board from the organization drop down menu.  Click on the posting titled “RFR 2015AEAPMSA MOVA Boston Marathon Bombing Behavioral Health Services Master Service Agreement.”

    MOVA will begin reviewing applications on December 19, 2014.  MOVA anticipates approximately 30 days for processing of complete applications and contracting.  Only those clinicians approved and added to the approved provider list are eligible to provide services and request reimbursement.  

    Any questions related to this RFR can be sent by email to the Procurement Team Leader, Amy Lindquist at amy.lindquist@state.ma.us.