Justice for Families Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Office on Violence Against Women

Applicant Eligibility:

States, units of local government, courts (including juvenile courts), Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, legal services providers, and victim service providers in the United States or U.S. territories.

Due Date:

Grants.gov deadline: 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on January 30, 2024.
JustGrants deadline: 8:59 PM ET on February 1, 2024

Funding Amount:

Up to $700,000

Agency Solicitation:

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 Act of 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 Justice for Families 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; and civil legal assistance.