Publications

Full Faith and Credit for Protection Orders: Assisting Survivors with Enforcement Across Jurisdictional Lines

This guide for advocates provides information on the full faith and credit provision of the Violence Against Women Act, 18 U.S.C. §2265, enforcement and registration of protection orders, and tips to help survivors on relocation, safety planning, risk assessment, and firearms removal.

Visit this link to download: https://ta2ta.org/media/com_library/resources/41-41-full-faith-and-credit-for-protection-orders-assisting-survivors-with-enforcemen.pdf

Other Tools/Resources

Office on Violence Against Women

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) provides federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

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Office for Victims of Crime

OVC, a part of the U.S. Department of Justice, oversees programs and grants for service providers and other professionals who assist victims of crime.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Family Violence Prevention and Services

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program administers the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), the primary federal funding stream dedicated to the support of emergency shelter and related assistance for victims of domestic violence and their children.

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