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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2000

Strategies to Expand Battered Women's Economic Opportunities

Author(s): Amy Correia
This document is an overview of strategies implemented to increase economic opportunities for low-income women and families. Organizing efforts, job training and opportunity development, creating assets, and governmental responses are described.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1998

Family Violence Protocol Development for TANF and Child Support Agencies

Author(s): Jill Davies
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
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 1997

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

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: State Implementation and Use of the Family Violence Option

Author(s): Jill Davies
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.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 1996

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

Author(s): Jill Davies
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
August 1996

Order from the Attorney General: Final Specification of Community Programs Necessary for Protection of Life or Safety Under Welfare Reform Legislation

This publication contains the final version of the Attorney Generals Order that is issued pursuant to sections 401 and 411 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. The Order specifies the types of community programs, services, or assistance for which all immigrants remain eligible regardless of status.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 0004

Economic Advocacy Capacity Building: Iowa's Experience and Lessons Learned

The main article outlines the steps and stages of ICADV's housing and financial advocacy work from 1997 until the present. Main activities are covered and lessons learned are highlighted.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 0001

Welfare-to-Work Programs Create Options for Battered Women

Explores how welfare-to-work programs can help battered women, highlighting programs that provide specialized services to battered women. Also included is a list of Internet resources designed to increase understanding of this complex system.
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  • General Material

Rights and Options for Battered Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Women

It also provides more detailed information about immigrant victims legal rights and options with regard to immigration benefits, protection orders, custody, humanitarian release from detention, Violence Against Women Act Confidentiality, employment rights of domestic violence victims, and access to publicly funded assistance and public benefits.
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  • General Material

Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit

This brief fact sheet provides an overview of the EITC and how this anti-poverty strategy can be used specifically with domestic violence survivors. Links to additional resources are included.
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  • General Material

The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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  • General Material

Compilation Of The Social Security Laws

This webpage provides the actual statutory language that describes uses of grants under the Social Security Act, for IDAs under the TANF program.