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The Grants to Support Families in the Justice System program (referred to as the Justice for Families Program) was authorized in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013) to improve the response of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.

The program supports the following activities for improving the capacity of courts and communities to respond to families affected by the targeted crimes: court-based and court-related programs; supervised visitation and safe exchange by and between parents; training for people who work with families in the court system; civil legal services; and the provision of
resources in juvenile court matters.

Eligible Applicants: Indian tribal governments, States, units of local government, courts (including juvenile courts), nonprofit organizations, legal services, providers, and victim service providers.

Application Deadlines:

  • – March 07, 2022 11:59 PM ET
  • The JustGrants – March 10, 2022 11:59 PM ET

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