OVW Fiscal Year 2014 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Stalking or Sexual Assault Program

OVW Fiscal Year 2014 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Stalking or Sexual Assault Program – All applications must be submitted through DOJ’s online Grants Management System (GMS). Refer to “How to Apply” for more information on how to register with GMS on page 11 of the solicitation. The OVW Transitional Housing Assistance Grant Program for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Stalking or Sexual Assault Program (Transitional Housing Assistance Program) focuses on a holistic, victim-centered approach to providing transitional housing services that move survivors into permanent housing. Grants made under this grant program supports projects that provide assistance to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and/or stalking who are in need of transitional housing, short-term housing assistance, and related supportive services. Successful transitional housing programs provide a wide range of flexible and optional services that reflect the differences and individual needs of victims and that allow victims to choose the course of action that is best for them. Transitional housing programs may offer services such as counseling, support groups, safety planning, and advocacy services as well as practical services such as licensed child care, employment services, transportation vouchers, telephones, and referrals to other agencies. Trained staff and case managers may also be available to work with survivors to help them determine and reach their goals of permanent housing. Current Closing Date for Applications: February 18, 2014.

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