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.
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.
Information for SAFEPLAN Program Grantees
The following are applicable forms for SAFEPLAN grantees:
- Programmatic Change Form
- Advocate Status Form
- Updated Grant Billing Instructions
- Updated Funding Request Form
- Updated Blank Court Coverage Agreement
For FY2014 statistical forms, please contact the SAFEPLAN Program Coordinator at 617-586-1340 or email.