Family Violence Prevention & Services

An African-American woman carrying her young son on her back

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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Featured Grantee Resources

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.

Accomplishments of the Domestic Violence Hotline, Online Connections and Text: Initial Findings and Next Steps

Published: January 12, 2017

This fact sheet provides an overview of the first phase of the Accomplishments of the Domestic Violence Hotline, Online Connections and Text (ADVHOCaT) project.

Family Violence Prevention and Services Act Final Rule

Published: November 3, 2016

This final rule is being issued under the authority granted to the Secretary of Health and Human Services by the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), 42 U.S.C. 10404(a)(4), as most recently amended by the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment (CAPTA) Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–320).

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