Welcome to the Rhode Island Public Safety Grant Administration Office Website

The Rhode Island Public Safety Grant Administration Office (PSGAO), formerly the Rhode Island Justice Commission, is the agency within the Central Management of the Department of Public Safety charged with planning, coordination, data collection, statistical analysis and grant administration and distribution for the adult criminal and juvenile justice systems. Through these efforts the PSGAO develops comprehensive programming for the purpose of improving the state's overall response to crime issues.

The PSGAO's primary responsibility is to plan and apply for, receive and administer various federal grants including the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Formula Grant; the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act Formula Grant; the Victims of Crime Act Victims Assistance Formula Grant; the S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women Act Formula Grant, the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant, Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Formula Grant Program, and the National Criminal History Improvement Grant Program. The PSGAO also houses the state’s Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center.

Sexual Assault Services Program 2017-2019 LOI

The Rhode Island Department of Public Safety Grant Administration Office (PSGAO) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to provide intervention, advocacy, accompaniment, medical facility outreach, and support services to victims of sexual assault, in accordance with the terms of the attached Letter of Interest (LOI).

A one year sub-grant award or awards (with two renewable years contingent upon funding and program performance) will be awarded for program(s) to begin on July 1, 2018 and run through June 30, 2019.

Respondents must submit proposals to provide the services covered by this LOI on or before Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 3 pm.

Response to Question SASP LOI SASP LOI FY 2017-19