Family Violence Prevention and Services Program Overview
Last Reviewed: May 19, 2015
- Family Violence Prevention and Services (FVPSA)
- Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA)
- fact sheet
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) provides the primary federal funding stream dedicated to the support of emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their dependents. FVPSA is located in the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), a division of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families in the Administration for Children and Families. FYSB administers FVPSA formula grants to States, Territories and Tribes, State domestic violence coalitions, and national and special-issue resource centers.