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Housing & Homelessness Content Topic Results

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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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Gender-Informed Disaster Planning & Response

This page provides information and resources that demonstrate the gendered nature of disasters and provides recommendations for gender-informed disaster planning and response.
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Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and Homelessness

This fact sheet describes the Housing Choice Voucher Program, why and how it is effective and the different situations of individuals who access this program. Statistics are given which support the effectiveness of the voucher program.
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Helping Families Deal With the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster

This handout provides information to help families deal with relocation stress after a disaster.
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Transitional Housing Toolkit

"This toolkit is meant to provide transitional housing providers with easy access to information and resources to enhance services to survivors. The information provided here addresses frequently asked questions, common challenges, best practices, templates for adaptation, and resources for additional information and assistance."
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Emergency Preparation and People with Disabilities

This page provides information on emergency preparedness as it relates to individuals with disabilities. Key areas discussed in the document are 1) preparation, 2) notification and evacuation, 3) sheltering and interim services, and 4) recovery.
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Trauma-Informed Organizational Toolkit for Homeless Services

Author(s): Guarino, Clervil, Bassuk
The prevalence of traumatic stress in the lives of families experiencing homelessness is extraordinarily high. This comprehensive toolkit was developed for use by homeless shelters and housing providers, although the material can be highly useful for domestic violence advocates.
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Homeless Women Veterans

Although homelessness plagues all veterans, the causes and consequences of having no home are different for women veterans. Young female veterans, including many with children, are increasingly joining the homeless population. Outreach that specifically targets female veterans is needed in order to ensure that these women receive the help they need.
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Finding Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Human Trafficking

The objectives of the webinar are to: recognize characteristics of runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and the trauma they have experiences, review the Family Youth Services Bureau funded RHY programs, review how the programs meet the need of RHY, review the eligibility requirements for accessing services and how to locate a program in a particular geographic area.