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  • General Material
June 2013

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

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This paper provides a historical context of domestic violence and homelessness and outlines how housing/homeless and domestic violence movements have and continue to intersect.
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  • General Material
May 2013

Guidelines for Directories of Domestic Violence Pet Support Programs

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Hundreds of domestic violence shelters are now providing safe pet housing options to enable families to leave abusers without having to make an impossible choice to leave their pets behind and at risk. This resource provides guiding principles for the structure and maintenance of pet support (foster care and on-site housing) directories.
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  • General Material
May 2013

National Colloquium 2012 Final Report: An Inventory and Evaluation of the Current Shelter and Services Response to Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

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This is an inventory and evaluation of the current shelter and services response to domestic minor sex trafficking.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2013

Maturing Your Services: Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Later Life

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This interactive online course is designed to increase advocates’ and other victim service professionals’ capacity for serving victims of sexual violence in later life.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Relationship Violence Toolkit

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This toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth and dv/sa fields to help programs create partnerships, meaningful services, and effective intervention and prevention strategies for working with youth at risk.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Closing the Gap: Integrating Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence Experiencing Homelessness, A Toolkit for Transitional Housing Programs

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By laying the groundwork to understand the intersection between domestic violence and homelessness, this toolkit offers practical strategies that providers can follow to improve service integration.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: What's Cooking?

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With the approaching holiday season, questions may arise about how to appropriately respond to the food-related needs of survivors in shelter and how to manage excess food donations. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Domestic Violence Shelter Services: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

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This paper examines the empirical studies of shelter effectiveness in the lives of abused women. This review includes studies of "shelter" in general, and does not address the specific programs offered within shelter (e.g., support groups, children's programs), which are the subject of separate research summaries. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Advocacy Services for Women with Abusive Partners: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

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Advocacy interventions have received scant evaluation, and the belief in their effectiveness has largely been predicated on anecdotal evidence. The purpose of this review was to systematically locate and review the empirical evidence behind providing advocacy services to survivors of intimate partner violence. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
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  • General Material
August 2012

Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services and Supports: Results of a Multi-State Study - Interview with Anne Menard and Eleanor Lyon

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In this podcast series, Mary Louise Kelley is joined by Anne Menard and Eleanor Lyon to discuss a study focused on nonresidential domestic violence services.
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  • General Material
June 2012

Model Rights and Responsibilities for Shelter Residents

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This document provides general guidelines to keep in mind when crafting shelter rules, including a model set of rules structured in the form of rights and responsibilities.
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  • General Material
May 2012

2012 Truth About Abuse Survey Report

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This report provides data illustrating that the vast majority of shelters across the United States consistently report startling increases in the demand for their services and decreases in funding. In short, demand is up, while funding, services and prevention programs are down.