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Address Confidentiality Programs

General Material
Published Date
January, 2016

Address Confidentiality Programs (ACPs) are programs administered by individual states enabling victims of domestic violence, and sometimes victims of sexual assault and/or stalking) to keep their current address hidden and use an alternate mailing address for a variety of public and official processes. The specific procedures and qualifications vary by state. The document below outlines the protections of various states' ACPs, the legislation that created or supports these ACPs and other relevant program information.