The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center (VSRC) has been serving survivors, community members, and emergency responders of Route 91 since day one through a collaboration of local, state, and federal funding. One of the funding streams providing resources for our Route 91 community has been through the AEAP (Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program) grant. This grant was intended to assist communities that have experienced a mass casualty event in setting up services and support through local resiliency centers.
Originally designed to provide three years of funding, our Resiliency Center was able to extend the grant for six years due to many factors, including the pandemic, late arrival of federal funds, and established need for services. Although the grant will be ending on September 30, 2023, the Resiliency Center’s basic services will continue thanks to a novel partnership between Clark County, the state of Nevada, and various funding sources. Our staff and community partners are still here for you and those you love.
What May Change
If you have expended all of your initial funding from the Victims of Crime Program (VOCP), $5,000, there may not be additional funds available to you through this funding resource. Please reach out to your advocate or VOCP case manager for assistance in determining your individual case status.
We can help you find services and supports through remaining VOCP funding, your private insurance, or through community-based agencies. We have a well-trained and vetted network of providers ready and willing to assist!
What Is Not Changing
- If you have not used any of your VOCP funding, you may still apply.
- The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center will remain a valuable resource. We are the only resiliency center across the country that will remain open indefinitely to provide ongoing services and supports.
- You can reach out to the VSRC at 702-776-3924 for any questions, information, or assistance.
- Services and supports are available for all impacted by Route 91, not just those who attended the concert or who live in Las Vegas/Clark County.
- Services are available in Spanish.
What We Have for Our Route 91 Community
Behavioral Health Navigation – A VSRC staff member can connect you with a vetted provider in your community.
Online Support Groups – Free, weekly groups will continue to be facilitated with mental health professionals who are intimately familiar with those impacted by 1 October.
HEART Peer Support – Trained Peer Mentors who were also impacted by Route 91 are here to talk, listen, and provide support. Reach out to HEART (Healing, Empowering, And Rebuilding Together) volunteers free of charge at HEARTPeer91@gmail.com.
Integrative Services Programming – Music, art, yoga, and meditation/mindfulness therapy will still be available as monthly online sessions at no cost.
Even though the Resiliency Center is embarking on a new chapter, please know that our dedication to everyone impacted by the tragedy of October 1, 2017, will never change. We remain committed to supporting you wherever you are, with whatever you may be facing.