2013 STOP Administrators Meeting
2012 STOP Administrators & Coalition Directors Meeting
Current Issue of the Administrators' Corner
The STOP Technical Assistance to Administrators Resource (STAAR) Project, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, is the comprehensive technical assistance provider for recipients of STOP Formula Grants, assisting both U.S. State and Territorial administrating agencies and their sub-grantees.
The STAAR Project provides and brokers technical assistance in the form of national conferences, regional trainings and symposiums, facilitation of peer-to-peer networking, consultation and strategies for problem-solving, travel assistance, and needs-responsive support in collaboration with other national technical assistance providers to inform and improve STOP Grant implementation in all U.S. States and Territories.
The STOP (Services, Training, Officers, and Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program (STOP Program) promotes a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to enhancing advocacy and improving the criminal justice system's response to violent crimes against women. It encourages the development and improvement of effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies to address violent crimes against women and the development and improvement of advocacy and services in cases involving violent crimes against women.
Visit the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women’s website for more information on the STOP Formula Grants Program, as well as other OVW initiatives.
The STOP Formula Grants Program was initially authorized under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 1994.