Summary of AVA Connect Conversation – 11/17/20

Summary of AVA Connect Conversation – 11/17/20   In the Summary of the AVA Connect Conversation (link above), reference is made to a press release put out by NAVAA.  See below.     Federal FY 2021 Budget Watch Senate Committee on Appropriations Releases FY21 Bills November 17, 2020– The Senate Committee on Appropriations released all […]

Formula New Grantee Orientation – 2021

You have probably already received this update but we wanted to make sure that you had the latest update from Amy Loder with OVW.   Read below for the email information that she sent out today around 11:00am EST.     Good morning.   I hope this email finds you and your loved ones safe and […]

New AVA Board Members!

Good morning to all of you!   Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in last week’s AVA Annual Meeting.  Following that meeting we set up online voting for the five open positions on the AVA Board.  Voting closed yesterday at 5pm EST. This was, by far, the closest the voting has ever been […]

OVW STOP and SASP Program Managers

Good afternoon.  I hope that everyone remains safe and healthy.  Please see below for staff updates from OVW.   Amy also attaches a Final State Assignments spreadsheet identifying STOP and SASP Program Managers. Thank you, Barry     “Good afternoon Administrators and Coalition Directors.   I hope this email finds you well. I apologize in […]

AVA Connect – New Opportunities for Networking!

We wanted to resend the recent correspondence about AVA Connect as there are still some slots available if you would like to participate in either of the three virtual conversations mentioned below. Please take a look and let us know which date works best for you.These recent months have demonstrated that we can all collectively […]


Please refer to the below correspondence and attachment from OVW. Good Afternoon, Please take a look at the Summer 2020 edition of the OVW STOP TA Resource Digest for upcoming trainings and other technical assistance for STOP Administrators. Administrators, this information can also be a valuable resource to share with your sub-recipients. Therefore, all sub-recipients […]