• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Acronym & Abbreviation Key

This is a list of organizational, legislative, and trade related acronyms, abbreviations and terms in the annotated entries of this special welfare collection.

  • ACF - Administration for Children and Families
  • AFDC – Aid to Families with Dependent Children
  • BCSDV – Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence
  • FVO – Family Violence Option
  • HHS - Department of Health and Human Services
  • OFA – Office of Family Assistance, ACF/HHS
  • PRWORA - Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996
  • TANF – Temporary Assistance to Needy Families