STOP Violence Against Women Grant Program (S.T.O.P. VAWA)

The Stop Violence Against Women program in West Virginia strives to develop a means by which the State can ensure a safer environment for women. The STOP Violence Against Women Act provides financial assistance to States for developing and strengthening effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies and victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women. 


Primary Contact:
Samantha L. Morse
Criminal Justice Specialist I
(304) 558-8814, Extension 22417
Secondary Contact:
Tammy Lemon
Program Manager
(304) 558-8814, Extension 22415


FY21 VAWA Application Memo

FY21 STOP VAWA Application

STOP VAWA Application Checklist

Reporting Forms

Program Guidelines/Administrative Manuals

Resource Materials/Publications


Forensic Exam Brochure

WV Victim Services Provider Directory


Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888

WV Human Trafficking Taskforce

Homeland Security


Poster in English

Poster in Spanish

Poster in Mandarin Chinese