VAWA II Section 122(g)(2)

Section 122(g)(2) DIRECT EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE- The Secretary shall award grants to each State domestic violence coalition for the purpose of administering an emergency assistance fund for victims of domestic violence. Funds received under this paragraph may be used only to provide emergency assistance directly to victims of domestic violence who are in the process of fleeing an abusive situation. Emergency assistance shall include transportation, housing, and other expenses associated with relocation. Funds shall be requested by domestic violence shelters and programs on behalf of victims.