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Family Violence Prevention and Services/ Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services and Supports

$197,815,914

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: Not Applicable
Popular Name: Family Violence Prevention and Services Act Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Grants for States and Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations
CFDA Number
93.497

Objectives: This funding will support allowable activities to assist states, territories, tribal governments, and community efforts to assist sexual assault survivors and address the increased need for virtual access and emergency services and as a result of COVID-19 public health emergency. Section 2204 (d) of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides flexibility in how each recipient uses the funding to support (1) the transition to virtual services including counseling, mobile advocacy, telehealth, teletherapy, and peer support (2) providing emergency assistance for survivors such as temporary housing, rental assistance, and nominal relocation expenses paid to third party vendors on behalf of victims (3) the purchase of supplies, equipment, technology, and software to assist in carrying out remote services, and (4) the purchase supplies needed to safely staff and operate rape crisis centers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

 
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