The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) has a Domestic Violence Unit consisting of Domestic Violence (DV) Specialists, four Regional Coordinators, and a Director at Central Office. DTA created the DV Unit to help victims of domestic violence achieve economic self-sufficiency, safely. DTA has also issued regulations (106 CMR 203.110) that support victims of domestic violence and allows certain requirements to be waived, if necessary.
Purpose of Memo
The purpose of this memo is to provide written guidance about domestic violence procedures to promote continued collaboration in the domestic violence process with case managers and DV Specialists.