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Family Violence Prevention Services Benefits

Program Description

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (FVPSA) is available to help victims of domestic abuse and their dependents secure immediate shelter and related assistance. The program is committed to:
  • Providing shelter for victims and children
  • Coordinating statewide improvements within local communities, social service systems, and programming regarding the prevention and intervention of domestic violence through leadership of State Domestic Violence Coalitions and FVPSA State Administrators
  • Increasing public awareness about the prevalence of family violence
  • Supporting local and community-based domestic violence programs

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be the victim of domestic violence in need of aid to obtain decent, safe, and/or sanitary housing.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/programs/family-violence-prevention-services/about

If you, or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence call the toll-free National Domestic Violence Hotline at:
1-800-799-SAFE
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24-hour, toll-free crisis intervention services, referrals to domestic violence and other emergency shelters and programs, and information about assistance networks and other resources to learn more about domestic violence.