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Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative

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The Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) is a congressionally mandated, nationally coordinated grant and Federal award program for Tribes, Tribal organizations, federally operated programs, and Urban Indian organizations providing violence prevention and treatment services. The DVPI promotes the development of evidence-based and practice-based models that represent culturally appropriate prevention and treatment approaches to domestic and sexual violence from a community-driven context. The DVPI expands outreach and increases awareness by funding projects that provide victim advocacy, intervention, case coordination, policy development, community response teams, sexual assault examiner programs, and community and school education programs.

National Domestic Violence Hotline. 1-800-799-7233. 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
Domestic Violence Awareness Project. Supporting Public and Prevention Education Efforts. nrcdv.org/dvam
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence