The Council serves as the advisory body for programs affecting victims of crime. We are a granting agency to programs statewide for services to victims of crime. Funding sources include:
- Federal Victims of Crime – Victim Assistance Grant (VOCA)
- Federal Family Violence Prevention & Services Grants (FVPSA)
- State Domestic Violence Dedicated Account
To ensure that all victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and other violent crimes in Idaho have access to quality trauma-informed and victim-centered services.
Victim Services should be accessible and sustainable throughout the State while promoting advocating for and encouraging resiliency and empowerment of victims.
Pursuant to I.C. § 39-5201, the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance shall be the advisory body to fund, promote, and support programs and services affecting victims of domestic violence and other crimes in Idaho.