Our goal is to enhance the ability for states and territories to administer STOP-logoFormula Grant Programs

The MISSION of the Association of VAWA Administrators (AVA) is to encourage and facilitate mutual support, awareness and cooperation among states and territories administering Violence Against Women Act formula grants and to provide a centralized voice for the advancement of improvements to enhance the effectiveness of VAWA administration.

Join Now By JOINING AVA, together we work to effectively foster services to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, and Dating Violence Victims.  Help us to improve partnerships between each State & Territory with OVW and each other.

 

 

Recent News

The Connection Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence

As the former NYS VAWA Administrator, my staff members and I held three workshops across the state several ...Read More

Points of Protocol for Agencies Working with Tribes

The following document was created by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.  It was developed to ...Read More

NYPD Commissioner Apologizes To Rape Survivor 24 Years Later: ‘We Were Wrong’

U.S. NEWS 10/29/2018 07:43 am ET NYPD Commissioner Apologizes To Rape Survivor 24 Years Later: ‘We Were Wrong’ James O’Neill ...Read More
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VAWA Resources

FY19 Appropriations Bill Becomes Law

Dear Administrators: Thankfully, just ahead of a second government shutdown, the FY19 appropriations bill has been passed by both ...Read More

Rape Survivor Child Custody Act (RSCCA) Application Due Date

While you may have already seen the below message from OVW, we wanted to be sure that you ...Read More

Continuing Resolution

Hello: 

I know that many of you are anxious for information regarding a possible government shutdown.  We ...Read More

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Meeting Summaries

AVA/OVW Conference Call Summary – January 2019

AVA/OVW CONFERENCE CALL SUMMARYJANUARY 14, 2019 11:00 – 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) OVW Staff: OVW Associate Director Amy ...Read More

Peer-to-Peer Meeting in Seattle, October 2018

AVA Conducts Peer-to-Peer Mentoring in Seattle AVA held the most recent Peer-to-Peer (P2P) mentoring/assistance workshop last week at the ...Read More

AVA/OVW CONFERENCE CALL SUMMARY – October 2018

AVA/OVW CONFERENCE CALL SUMMARY OCTOBER 15TH, 2018 11:00 – 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)   OVW Staff:Amy Loder, Kevin Sweeney, ...Read More
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