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Family Violence Prevention & Services

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The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program administers the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), the primary federal funding stream dedicated to the support of emergency shelter and related assistance for victims of domestic violence and their children. See the FVPSA Program Overview for more information.

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FY 2020 CARES Act Supplemental Awards for State Domestic Violence Coalitions

Published: May 26, 2020

The CARES Act provided $4.5 million to FVPSA-funded state domestic violence coalitions to help with their expenses related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

FY 2020 CARES Act FVPSA Supplemental Awards for States

Published: May 26, 2020

States and territories have received almost $35 million in supplemental funding under the CARES Act to support FVPSA grantees during the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

FY 2020 CARES Act FVPSA Supplemental Awards for Tribes

Published: May 26, 2020

The CARES Act provided $4.5 million to FVPSA-funded tribal government grantees to help with their expenses related to the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

FY 2020 CARES Act Supplemental Funding Guidance for the National Domestic Violence Hotline: Reporting Instructions and Allowable Use of Funds

Published: May 14, 2020

Guidance from FYSB on FVPSA CARES Act Supplemental Award funding for the National Domestic Violence Hotline. 

FY 2020 CARES Act Supplemental Funding Guidance for FVPSA Formula Grantees: Abbreviated Application Process Memo, Allowable Use of Funds, and Reporting Instructions

Published: May 14, 2020

New guidance from FYSB on allowable use of funds and reporting instructions related to the FY2020 CARES Act. 

Family Violence Prevention and Services Act State Administrators List, 2020

Published: March 11, 2020

List of Family Violence Prevention and Services Act State Administrators, updated in March 2020.

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