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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.

Special Collection

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
May 2012

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

This Special Collection provides lessons learned and related resources from nine HHS-funded 3-year demonstration projects to enhance services to children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence.
Special Collection
November 2011

Meeting Survivors' Needs Research Project

Author(s): Anne Menard, Eleanor Lyon, Jill Bradshaw, Shannon Lane
This collection complies information and resources from both Meeting Survivors' Needs studies, documenting our movement work to provide both residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic violence and their loved ones.
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.
Special Collection
November 2009

Conflict Resolution Tools for Domestic Violence Shelter Staff

This collection includes selected materials and resources intended to equip advocates with a contextual framework and practical skills to better resolve conflicts that often arise within a shelter environment.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
March 2017

Strengthening Hope and Resilience in Children, Youth, and Mothers in Domestic Violence Programs: Lessons from Friendship Home webinar

Author(s): Julie Havener
This webinar highlighted the ways in which strengths-centered advocacy can help to mitigate or repair some of the potential negative impacts of domestic violence on children and youth, while also strengthening protective factors that can lead to resilience across the lifespan.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

Author(s): Michael Munson, Loree Cook-Daniels
This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender, gender non-conforming, or non-binary individuals into their domestic violence shelters.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2016

How the Earth Didn't Fly Into the Sun: Missouri's Project to Reduce Rules in Domestic Violence Shelters

This guide is part of a shared goal between NRCDV, state coalitions, and individual programs to find a better way to welcome women and other domestic violence victims -- many of whom had every aspect of life controlled by their partners -- into shelter where they could experience autonomy despite the constraints of a communal living environment. The concept and conflict of having rules in shelter has been repeatedly recycled and re-silenced throughout the movement to end violence against women.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2016

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Train-the-Trainer Curriculum

Author(s): Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck
This training contains activities, talking points, and other tools for trainers.
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
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2015

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Beyond Resolutions, Envisioning Your Future

Author(s): Ivonne Ortiz
As we naturally reflect on the year that has passed, questions may arise about how to set and achieve life goals and envision the short- and long-term future. This Technical Assistance Guidance explores the New Year’s holiday as an opportunity for domestic violence programs to engage in positive visioning with advocates and survivors.