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South Carolina Domestic Violence Unit

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in South Carolina are used to support the Sixteenth Circuit Solicitor's Office, Domestic Violence Unit. This project funds both an Assistant Solicitor and a Domestic Violence Investigator position. The project enables early intervention for victims, reduces...


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Maryland Community Conferencing Center Restorative Practices Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Community Conferencing Center Restorative Practices Program. The program engages community members, to increase availability and utilization of community conferencing and related services for Baltimore City. The program's activity provides a voice...


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Tennessee Family Justice Center Expansion

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support planning and implementation to expand Family Justice Centers (FJCs) in 5 new communities (Nashville, Chattanooga, Cookeville, Johnson City, and the City of Jackson). FJCs serve as a comprehensive support center by co-locating services for victims of...


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Pennsylvania Lethality Assessment Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the statewide implementation of the Maryland Model of Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). LAP partners law enforcement agencies with domestic violence programs. Police officers ask a series of screening questions to intimate partner domestic violence...


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Ohio Domestic Violence Prevention

Program Description Byrne JAG funds are blended with VAWA funds to support a variety of domestic violence prevention initiatives across Ohio including a cyber-stalking investigator position, domestic violence advocates, case management, crisis hotlines, shelter services and child advocacy...


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North Dakota Forensic Examination

Program Description Byrne JAG funding supports forensic interviewing and examination services through the Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). Funds support culturally competent and age appropriate forensic interviewing, examination and intervention services to children who are victims of...


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North Dakota’s Domestic Violence Programs

Program Description Byrne JAG supports a network of domestic violence programs in 16 jurisdictions across the state. Run by local non-profits, these 22 service providers assist the victims of domestic violence with shelter support, counseling, education, accompaniment, and advocacy services and...


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Missouri Office of Prosecution Services Witness Protection Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services Witness Protection Program. In Missouri, a key part to the successful apprehension and prosecution of criminals is a cooperative witness and/or victim. The Witness Protection Program provides security to...


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Massachusetts Victims' Advocates Network

Program Description Byrne JAG supports a network of victims’ advocates in 20 courts throughout the state. Byrne JAG funds, blended with those from the Massachusetts Office of Victims Assistance, support court advocate training in helping victims navigate the paperwork associated with obtaining...


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Kansas Child Advocacy Center Program Support

Program Description Byrne JAG funds are used to support a Child Advocacy Center Program Director who directs services and conducts forensic interviews with victims of child abuse. This position is vital to the success of the sub-grantee as it bridges the complex path of engaging the community...