• SAFEPLAN is MOVA’s statewide, court-based program that provides specially trained and certified advocates to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking who are seeking protection from abuse. SAFEPLAN Advocates are employed by local community-based domestic violence and sexual assault agencies located in district and probate courts across the state.

    • SAFEPLAN Advocates help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking plan for their safety and obtain 209A restraining orders, (also called protective orders), and/or 258E harassment prevention orders (HPO) from the court.
    • SAFEPLAN Advocates also provide referrals to local support services, information on legal and safety options and accompany victims to court proceedings. 

    Any agency interested in applying for SAFEPLAN funding should email MOVA to determine their eligibility and the availability of funds. 

Program Guidelines

Read the complete SAFEPLAN Policies and Procedures Manual pdf format of SAFEPLAN Policies and Procedures Manual
, and view the current list of SAFEPLAN Funded Programs . Please visit the SAFEPLAN FAQ page for frequently asked questions pertaining to the program and its services.

FY2015 SAFEPLAN Program Funding Awards

MOVA announces FY2015 funding awards for the SAFEPLAN Program, approved by the Victim Witness Assistance Board on May 21, 2014.  The following agencies have been awarded funds to provide SAFEPLAN services July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.

FY2015 SAFEPLAN Awards pdf format of FY2015 SAFEPLAN Awards

Information for SAFEPLAN Program Grantees

FY2014 SAFEPLAN Awards pdf format of FY14 SAFEPLAN Awards

The following are applicable forms for SAFEPLAN grantees:

For FY2014 statistical forms, please contact the Senior Grants Program Specialist at 617-586-1340 or email.