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How Do I Complete the LVAP (5%) Application for Certification?
WHO SHOULD APPLY
Any victim assistance program desiring to be certified by the CJCC to receive funds authorized under O.C. G.A. § 15-21-131 must submit a completed application with supporting documentation to the CJCC for consideration.
1. Victim serving organizations who subgrantees of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC).
2. Any victim serving organization who is seeking eligibility to apply to receive 5% funds.
Once certified, an agency is required to renew their certification, biannually in even years, with the submission of another certification application.
Certification permits agencies to apply for victim services funding through the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Any local agencies wishing to receive victim services funding through VOCA, VAWA, or SASP must complete the application, be granted certification and maintain approved services throughout the new certification period expiring April 30, 2022.
Get your login credentials
If you were previously certified, login credentials should have been emailed to you. If they were not or you have misplaced your login credentials, please contact LVAP Research Analyst Semhal Hadgu at email@example.com.
Apply for Credentials to Access the Application
If your agency has never been certified, you will need to apply for credentials to access the application. Request log-in credentials by emailing Kyra Matthews.
Please include your agency's contact information and a brief description of services available to crime victims.
Receiving Your Credentials & Application
An email will be sent to the agency contact with the login credentials and a link to the application. Please allow 15 days to receive this email.
Completing Your Application
To complete the application, all necessary supporting documents should be submitted via the “LVAP 5% Certification Supporting Documents” link.