Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 144-5-.08 - Sexual Assault Services Program

CFDA # 16.017.

The Sexual Assault Services Program was created by the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005), 42 U.S.C. § 14043 g, and is solely dedicated to the provision of direct intervention and related assistance for victims of sexual assault.

The purpose of the program is to provide intervention, advocacy, accompaniment (e.g., accompanying victims to court, medical facilities, police departments, etc.), support services, and related assistance for adult, youth, and child victims of sexual assault, family and household members of victims, and those collaterally affected by the sexual assault.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005), 42 U.S.C. § 14043 g and § 14045a;

2.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

3.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Office of Violence Against Women;

4.Council Program Announcement and Request For Proposals; and

5.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email:


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 144-5-.08
O.C.G.A. Secs. 28-5-122, 35-6A-4.
Original Rule entitled "Definition" adopted. F. Dec. 16, 2005; eff. Jan. 5, 2006. [Agency adopted Rule 144-5-.08 as part of Chapter 144-5, which had previously been a grant only chapter.] Submitted: Grant description entitled "Sexual Assault Services Program" received Jan. 8, 2010. [Agency has reverted back to a grant only Chapter 144-5.]

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