Monthly Archives: June 2018

Standing Announcement for Family Violence Prevention and Services/Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services/Grants to Native American Tribes

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity: Standing Announcement for Family Violence Prevention and Services/Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations.
 
This announcement governs the proposed award of mandatory formula grants under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) to Native American tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and tribal organizations. The purpose of these grants is to: 1) assist Tribes in efforts to increase public awareness about, and primary and secondary prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence; and 2) assist tribes in efforts to provide immediate shelter and supportive services for victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, and their dependents (42 U.S.C. § 10401(b)(1)-(2)).
 
This announcement sets forth the application requirements, the application process, and other administrative and fiscal requirements for grants in fiscal years (FY) 2018, 2019, and 2020. Due Date for Applications: July 18, 2018.
 

Victim Impact: Listen and Learn Video Series Now Available Online!

Once only available as a DVD, the Office for Victims of Crime‘s (OVC) “Victim Impact: Listen and Learn” is now available to view on our YouTube channel. You may also download the videos as well.
 
This video series features the first-person accounts of 14 men and women who share their experiences as crime victims and the ripple effect that victimization can have on family members and the community at large.
 
Victim Impact: Listen and Learn is intended to help offenders to become more aware of the impact that crime has on victims and to take responsibility for their actions and begin to make amends.
 
It is also an effective training resource for victim service providers seeking to improve their understanding of the physical, emotional, financial, and psychological effects of crime.
 
A companion online only training curriculum is also available and includes a two part facilitator manual and a participant workbook.