Administers grants and contracts, and provides technical assistance to designated county- based Sexual Violence Programs in each of the 21 counties in the State as well as regional/statewide sexual assault Prevention Education Programs and the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault. The goal of the program is to assist grantees in implementing victim-centered services, providing risk reduction activities, and developing a strong and positive presence in each county and community.
NOTE: Individuals cannot apply for personal grants from the Division on Women (DOW). The Division on Women does not provide direct services or grants to individuals, however, DOW funds organizations, agencies and programs that provide a variety of services to women throughout the State.
For referral information on available programs specific to a particular issue and/or concern, please contact the Women's Referral Central toll-free hotline at 1-800-322-8092 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Translators are available to provide information in any language.