New Resource Page on Domestic Violence (DV) and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
The newly created Domestic Violence (DV) and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) webpage on the PeerTA website identifies information and resources that are targeted to supporting survivors of domestic violence and intimate partner violence. This webpage includes:
• A statement of ACF’s Commitment to Supporting Families Struggling with DV/IPV.
• Information on the importance of Training Partnerships, which are critical to helping human services staff provide support to victims of sexual harassment or survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking and to their children when accessing TANF programs.
• Resources Available for TANF agency staff to help them make every effort to assist families and children who are experiencing sexual harassment, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, including:
o OFA-sponsored technical assistance;
o Contact information for Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) state and territory administrators and coalitions;
o Links to FVPSA DV Training and Technical Assistance national and culturally specific resource centers; and
o A listing of ACF Safe Access for Victims’ Economic Security (SAVES)demonstration grants designed to develop, evaluate, and implement best practices to provide safe access to child support and parenting time services.
• ACF Office of Family Violence and Prevention Services (OFVPS) contact information for inquiries related to FVPSA DV resources or resource centers, as well as directions for making TANF Policy Inquiries.