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Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.528
Sponsors
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 18, 2018
Application: Jan 8, 2019
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:

202.307.6026
OVW.Elder@usdoj.gov

For financial questions:
202.514.8556
OVW.gfmd@usdoj.gov

Purpose

The Enhanced Training and Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women Later in Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.

Funding must be used to:

  • Provide training programs to assist law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, agencies of states or units of local government, population specific organizations, victim service providers, victim advocates, and relevant officers in federal, tribal, state, territorial, and local courts in recognizing and addressing instances of elder abuse
  • Provide or enhance services for victims of abuse in later life, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, exploitation, and neglect
  • Establish or support multidisciplinary collaborative community responses to victims of abuse in later life, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, exploitation, and neglect
  • Conduct cross-training for law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, agencies of states or units of local government, attorneys, health care providers, population specific organizations, faith-based advocates, victim service providers, and courts to better serve victims of abuse in later life, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, exploitation, and neglect

Priority will be given to proposals that increase access to services for culturally specific and underserved populations.

Eligibility

Eligible entities are:

  • States
  • Units of local government
  • Tribal governments or tribal organizations
  • Population specific organizations with demonstrated experience in assisting individuals over 50 years of age
  • Victim service providers with demonstrated experience in addressing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking
  • State, tribal, or territorial domestic violence or sexual assault coalitions

Applicants must demonstrate a multidisciplinary partnership that includes Memoranda of Understanding with:

  • At least one law enforcement agency
  • At least one prosecutor's office
  • At least one victim service provider
  • At least one nonprofit program or government agency with demonstrated experience in assisting individuals in later life
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $400,000
Expected number of Awards: 9
Project period: 36 months
Estimated total program funding: $3,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application are available through grants.gov.

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to OVW.Elder@usdoj.gov by December 18, 2018.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · Aging and aging-related services · Criminal justice system · Cultural competency · Elderly population · Networking and collaboration



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