Colorado receives $2.8 million federal grant to help STEM School victims support programs

September 18, 2020

The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice is receiving $2.8 million in grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice to put toward mental health and recovery programs that help the victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting.

The DOJ’s Office for Victims of Crime announced Thursday the $2,878,767 Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program grant, a grant program which started after the Oklahoma City Bombing to help victims of terrorism and mass violence.

Colorado will use the money to reimburse the STEM Center for Strength and other organizations that help with mental health services, victim compensation and security for victims at court.

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