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Public Service Announcements
As part of the Governor’s 2016 Public Safety Action Plan, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, funded by a grant under the Office of Criminal Justice Programs (OCJP) from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, has released an ongoing communications campaign about the signs of domestic violence and how to access services available to victims. The domestic violence campaign consists of four (4) public service announcements (PSAs) and two (2) poster creations to be displayed statewide that show the warning signs/ red flags of domestic violence, victim empowerment and peer support/ accountability. Each public service announcement provides the phone number and the website address for the statewide domestic violence helpline, operated by Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee, to obtain support, information, and resources.
Make the Call
Hard to Watch
Lend a Hand
University of Memphis DVPSA project presentation
Reducing the incidence of domestic violence in Tennessee is a key component of Governor Haslam’s Public Safety Plan. We thank the Nashville Family Justice Center for creating a new tool and sharing it with all of us. The link below is to a short video on the dynamics of domestic violence. Please share.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month - October 2017
Click Here to view the 2017 Domestic Violence Awareness Month schedule.
Click Here to view the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth’s The Advocate October 2017 issue focusing on Domestic Violence.
In the News
The final rule for its Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula Victim Assistance Grant Program was published in the Federal Register with an effective date of August 8, 2016. OCJP will have an effective date of January 1, 2017 for the new VOCA
regulations. Please review the new regulations, https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-08/pdf/2016-16085.pdf.
If you are interested in open solicitations go to Grant Applications.
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