(FY 2017 - 2018) Family Abuse Permanent Protective Order

The Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is the administering agency for the VirginiaServices, Training, Officers, Prosecution (V-STOP) Violence Against Women grant program. V-STOP offers grant funds to successful applicants for activities that increase the apprehension, prosecution and adjudication of persons committing violent crimes against women.
The funding period begins October 1, 2016 and continues through June 30, 2018.  Copies of the V-STOP guidelines, including the necessary grant application forms and instructions, may be downloaded below.
To aid applicants in their grant preparation, DCJS is sponsoring a grant application training for new law enforcement applicants.
The training for new law enforcement applicants will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center located at 6610 Public Safety Way Chesterfield, VA  23832.  We encourage all applicants new to the VSTOP program to attend the training.  Pre-registration is required to attend.  There is no registration fee.
Friday, July 8, 2016                                            Register
All applications must be received via email to grantsmgmt@dcjs.virginia.gov by DCJS by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016 as documented by the time stamp on the email.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Faxed applications copies will not be accepted.  
DCJS staff and subject matter experts will review all applications and make programmatic and budgetary recommendations for consideration by the Criminal Justice Services Board (CJSB). The grant committee of the CJSB will meet in August to review the recommendations and will make final recommendations for consideration by the full CJSB in September. 
I urge you to carefully review the information from our DCJS website, and if you have any questions, please contact either Julia Fuller-Wilson at (804) 371-0386 Julia.fuller-wilson@dcjs.virginia.gov.or Albert Stokes at (804) 225-2091 Albert.Stokes@dcjs.virginia.gov