Frequently Asked Questions

This section provides an overview on questions that commonly come up concerning confidentiality releases, U.S. Federal Laws on confidentiality, record retention and deletion, mandatory reporting, the use of surveillance cameras, answering subpoenas and much more. For ease, this section is set up in an easy-to-read question and answer format.

VAWA & FVPSA Confidentiality

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Family Services Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) contains strong confidentiality provisions. Download this handout to learn how VAWA & FVPSA limits the sharing of victim's personally identifying information.

Confidentiality: VAWA & FVPSA