The Household Violence Prevention and Providers Act (FVPSA) is an important piece of laws that survivors depend on for security and providers. The Home handed a invoice to reauthorize and strengthen FVPSA final October. The Senate reauthorization invoice, S.1275, launched by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), handed out of Committee in July of 2021 – greater than a 12 months in the past!
FVPSA supplies core funding to greater than 1,500 home violence shelters and applications, helps over 240 tribes and tribal organizations to handle and forestall home violence and supplies for a community of state coalitions and nationwide technical help suppliers — all working to make sure very important disaster providers can be found to people experiencing home or courting violence, in addition to their youngsters.
FVPSA funded applications have supplied providers akin to emergency shelter, disaster counseling, security planning, and help recovering from monetary abuse or addressing housing insecurity to over 1.3 million survivors and their youngsters since its inception in 1984. These price efficient and life-saving applications assist rebuild lives. The necessary enhancements in S.1275 replicate the priorities of the home violence subject and the varied wants of survivors.
Congress is coming back from a protracted recess for the lame duck session, and upon their return, Congress should honor survivors with motion. Contact your Members of Congress on December 15! We’d like pressing motion. Use this #FVPSA toolkit to contact your Members of Congress right this moment!
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