City of Rochester looking for consultant to help crime victims, and their families

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) —The City of Rochester is looking for someone to take on a new role to in part, help out victims of crime, and their families.

In the role, a consultant would provide crime victims working with one of its programs immediate financial assistance for tasks like buying household goods during an unplanned move. The position also includes looking over a financial support fund.

It’s part of $100,000 set aside for 2022 in the City’s Bureau of Human Services, which also operates Pathways to Peace, the Offices of Neighborhood Safety; and Crisis Intervention Services.

The city sent out a request for proposals on Friday. They say the consultant must have experience working with vulnerable populations, including crime victims and their families, among other areas.

The RFP must be submitted by Aug. 4. More info can be found here.