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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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Special Collection
March 2016

Building Credit and Assets: Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse

This special collection explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), their intersections, and how they can be leveraged to better support economic justice for survivors of domestic violence.
Special Collection
March 2014

Open Doors: Domestic Violence Shelter Development

The NRCDV receives a large number of technical assistance requests related to domestic violence program development. Part 1 provides resources for building, sustaining and enhancing shelter programs to meet the diverse needs of domestic violence survivors.
Special Collection
August 2013

Housing and Domestic Violence

This collection is a categorized and selected listing of articles, bibliographies, fact sheets, laws and court action, papers, regulations, reports and surveys on a broad range of housing-related subjects.
Special Collection
July 2010

Housing and Sexual Violence

This collection includes resources to assist communities in developing more effective strategies to address the multi-layered and complex relationship between sexual violence and housing.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
April 2016

2016 Advocates’ Guide: An Educational Primer on Federal Programs and Resources Related to Affordable Housing and Community Development

The Advocates’ Guide is a reference for advocates and affordable housing providers seeking a quick and convenient way to understand affordable housing programs, policies, and regulations.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

Housing and Home Ownership

This report provides findings from a survey of IDA programs across the country, including key aspects of the IDA field, information on accountholders, common asset purchases, and funding sources, as well as resource gaps of the field.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

2016 Advocates' Guide: An Educational Primer on Federal Programs and Resources Related to Affordable Housing and Community Development

This guide, issued/updated annually, is an extremely practical and useful document for its breadth of review of federal housing-related programs such as CDBG, Fair Housing, HOPE VI, Housing Choice Vouchers, McKinney-Vento, and Public Housing.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2015

Domestic Violence and Homelessness: Statistics

This fact sheet highlights findings from recent research on the intersection of domestic violence and homelessness.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2014

Intersection of Domestic Violence & Poverty

This webinar explored the intersection of poverty, domestic violence, and economic security. Important considerations for domestic violence survivors, including strategies to strengthen the safety net for survivors in need, were explored. Resources were shared about financial literacy, asset building, credit repair, and economic empowerment.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2014

Mind the Gap: Providing Shelter to Minor Dating Abuse Survivors

Author(s): Alicia Aiken
This document provides guidance to advocates on addressing the current gap in services for teens needing emergency shelter to escape dating abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2014

Intimate Partner Violence in the United States — 2010

Author(s): Matthew J. Breiding, Jieru Chen, Michele C. Black
Findings discuss IPV victimization, frequency, severity, patterns, need for services, and impacts to more fully convey this public health burden.