The Fort Sill Apache Family Violence Prevention provides the primary federal funding stream dedicated to the support of emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their dependents.

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Family Violence Prevention and Services

The Family Violence Prevention and Services (FVPS) is funded through the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. The FVPS Program is also known as the Domestic Family Violence Program. The program goals are to promote non-violence among families and to provide community awareness on the issue that surround domestic violence. The program’s goal is to locate a safe environment by providing assistance with shelter, utilities, transportation, relocation, clothing, food, protective orders, and advocacy. In addition, families are provided referrals for individual or group counseling, legal counseling, and community resources. A safety plan is completed with the client.

The FSA Family Violence Program assists with:

  • Locating temporary shelter
  • Locating and, if necessary, paying for individual counseling
  • Locating local group counseling
  • Life skills classes
  • Job search
  • Coordinating with community resource agencies
  • Limited transportation for victims
  • Clothing-hygiene and groceries if needed
  • Rental and deposit for victims who meet the need.
  • Filing protective orders for clients
  • Providing advocacy for court hearing

Community Education

We provide intervention classes and seminars on domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, school violence, etc. Training is available for civic/religious organizations, schools, law enforcement, medical staff, workplace, etc.


All victims

Service Area

Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Grady and Stephens

Contact Info

Brian Wahnee

P. 580-588-2298 x2269
C. 580-699-1125
E. Brian.wahnee@fortsillapache-nsn.gov