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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 1999

Housing And Battered Women: A Case Study of Domestic Violence Programs in Iowa

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Describes the design, implementation and results of a case study conducted in 1997 of Iowa's domestic violence programs. The goals of the study were to describe the housing services currently provided to battered women by domestic violence programs, and identify barriers battered women face in securing affordable housing. The collaborative project received support from the University of Iowa - School of Social Work, the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. A copy of the survey instrument is included in the Appendix.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1999

New Challenges for the Battered Women's Movement: Building Collaborations and Improving Public Policy for Poor Women

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This paper advocates the adoption of an agenda that recognizes the importance of safety, justice and economic resources for women and their families and urges that advocates pay particular attention to the concerns and interests of poor women.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1999

Housing and Battered Women: Using Housing Vouchers to Assist Battered Women Move From Welfare to Work

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 This was written to provide domestic violence advocates with information and strategies to promote the use of HUD's new welfare-to-work housing vouchers as a resource to assist battered women receiving public assistance. The paper identifies barriers faced by many battered women as they attempt to move from welfare to work and identifies how the new voucher program can help women overcome these obstacles.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1999

Innovative Strategies To Provide Housing For Battered Women

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Highlights how eight domestic violence organizations are responding to the housing needs of battered women in their communities. Projects highlighted are: Elizabeth Stone House in Massachusetts; Stop Abusive Family Environments (SAFE) in West Virginia; Middle Way House, Inc. in Indiana; Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence; Women Opting for More Affordable Housing Now, Inc.(WOMAN, Inc.) in Texas; Project Link in Pennsylvania; Boulder County Safe House in Colorado; and, Family Unification Program in Iowa.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1998

Family Violence Protocol Development for TANF and Child Support Agencies

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This paper provides detailed guidance on developing family violence protocols within welfare settings. It is written to assist domestic violence advocates and state administrators implementing PRWORA
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  • General Material
January 1998

Domestic Violence and Poverty: The Narratives of Homeless Women

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This article is based on research conducted in homeless and domestic violence shelters in Phoenix, Arizona, from 1994 to 1996. The author’s report includes results of interviews with thirty-three women. Housing and employment needs are evident and primary.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1998

Building Opportunities for Battered Women's Safety and Self-Sufficiency

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This practice paper provides background information about domestic violence and describes options battered women need available to them in order to be safe and more economically independent.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 1997

Poverty, Welfare and Battered Women: What Does the Research Tell Us?

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The paper explores what we know and don't know about the prevalence of dv among poor women and women receiving welfare; the connections that can be drawn between welfare and dv; and the effects of dv on women receiving welfare benefits.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1997

The New Welfare Law: Child Support Enforcement

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Provides a brief overview of family violence issues in the context of child support enforcement and the establishment of paternity, including the identification of key issues for states and Indian Tribes.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1997

The New Welfare Law: State Implementation and Use of the Family Violence Option

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This paper explores the impact of implementing the U.S. federal welfare law, PRWORA of 1996. It looks at how the use of the FVO and the federal block grant program, TANF, might effect battered women and their children.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 1996

The New Welfare Law: Implications for Battered Women, Introduction to the Law

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Provides basic introduction to the U.S. federal welfare law, PRWORA of 1996 - provides information about this "welfare law" and its potential effects on battered women and their children.
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  • General Material
January 1996

Unlocking the Door, A Call to Action

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This resources addresses: homeownership and access to capital, battered women, housing discrimination, minority women, housing and community design, displaced homemakers, rural women, homeless women, older women, welfare reform, public housing, housing for women with disabilities and service enriched housing.