The Family and Children's Trust Fund (FACT) was created by the General Assembly in 1986 as a public-private partnership to raise funds for the prevention and treatment of family violence, including child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse and neglect.
FACT has a comprehensive
research and data portal
, which contains up to date information about children, families and older adults impacted by family violence in Virginia.
The 2016 FACT Issue Brief on Trauma
was recently released, the issue brief combines national research along with Virginia data to increase the understanding of various aspects of family violence.