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Underserved Program FAQs

View the answers to frequently asked questions.

FAQs Related to Training

Q: Our staff provides trainings to volunteer peer educators who then do community education. Do we report those volunteers as trained in Section C1 or as educated in Section C2?
Report professionals and para-professionals, including volunteer peer educators, in Section C1, and report non-professionals in Section C2.

Q: Can training provided to grant-funded staff be reported as training in Section C1?
No, do not report grant-funded staff development as training in Section C1.  Grantees may choose to write about grant-funded staff development in a narrative question.

FAQs Related to Public Awareness

Q: If we have a booth at a public event and we distribute grant-funded flyers, can we report this in question 28?
Yes, this public awareness event can be reported in q.28, and the grant-funded flyers can be reported in Section C5 Products.  Remember, all grant-funded products need to be approved by your OVW grant specialist.

FAQs Related to System Improvement

Q: Is an ASL version of Title 9 reported in both products and under systems improvement?
Yes. Report an ASL version of Title 9 in Section C5 Products and in Section C7 System Improvement.

FAQs Related to Victim Services

Q: Are referrals to services reported in question 37C?
No, for the purpose of this form, referrals are not considered a service and are not reported in q.37C.  However, any referrals can be described in narrative q.41.

Q: What is the difference between services reported in Civil Legal Advocacy and Civil Legal Assistance in question 37A?
Services provided by a grant-funded attorney or a grant-funded paralegal are reported in Civil Legal Assistance in q.37A. Any other legal advocacy services provided by a grant-funded staff member are reported as Civil Legal Advocacy in q.37A.

FAQs Related to Narrative

Q: Can pending policies be reported in the narrative?
Yes, you can report pending policies in the narrative.