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Family Violence Prevention and Services/Discretionary

$214,731,123

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS (DISCRETIONARY GRANTS)
Popular Name: Family Violence Prevention and Services Act Discretionary Grants
CFDA Number
93.592

Objectives: To fund a wide range of discretionary activities for the purpose of: (1) providing resource information, training and technical assistance to improve the capacity of individuals, organizations, government entities, and communities to prevent family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence and to provide effective intervention services; (2) improving the design, delivery, and coordination of services to address family violence, domestic violence and dating violence; (3) gathering information on the incidence and prevalence of family violence, domestic violence and dating violence; and (4) increasing knowledge and understanding of the issues through research, demonstration, and evaluation projects. Specific sections in the Act authorize funding for such discretionary projects as a National Resource Center on Domestic Violence; a National Indian Resource Center Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women; Special Issue Resource Centers including Culturally-Specific Issue Resource Centers; State Resource Centers to Reduce Tribal Disparities; Specialized Services for Abused Parents and Their Children; and a National Domestic Violence Hotline.

 
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