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  • NRCDV Publications
November 2001

Housing and Battered Women

Author(s): Amy Correia, Jen Rubin
This paper offers a research on DV and homelessness and trends in federal housing policy. A model for conducting a community assessment of local housing needs includes critical thinking questions on an organization’s capacity for housing advocacy.
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January 2001

Letter from the US Department of Housing And Urban Development to HUD Funds Recipients

Author(s): Andrew Cuomo
This letter informs HUD grant recipients operating emergency shelters and transitional housing programs that all immigrants, including undocumented immigrants, are eligible for such services. The letter references relevant laws and regulations.
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January 2001

Letter from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

This letter from the HUD Secretary clarifies that undocumented persons who are victims of domestic violence should not be denied access based on immigration status to shelters or transitional housing programs that receive federal funding.
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January 2001

It Can Happen to Your Agency: Tools for Change: Emergency Management for Women's Services

This guidebook focuses on the increase in violence against women that results from a disaster, and how women’s service agencies can better prepare to meet the ensuing extra demand for service.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 1999

Problems Associated with Children's Witnessing of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Jeffrey L. Edleson
Discusses children's problems associated with exposure and factors that influence the degree of those problems. The author offers a critique of the research methods used to study child witnessing and explores policy implications of the data on this issue.
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November 1997

Responding to Domestic Violence in Disaster: Guidelines for Women's Services and Disaster Practitioners

Author(s): Elaine Enarson
This report summarizes the findings of a study investigating disaster impacts, preparedness and response in US and Canadian domestic violence programs. As a pilot study for future research, the survey provides baseline data and identifies emergent issues.
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Raising Our Voices: Queer Asian Women's Response to Relationship Violence

Author(s): Cristy Chung, Summer Lee
This resource includes recommendations to improve services to battered Asian women, a one-pager on Prejudice/Privilege/Oppression and Domestic Violence and a National Directory for Queer Asian Resources.
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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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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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Developing a Language Access Plan for Your Agency

This tip sheet clearly lists the steps that shelters can take to develop a language access plan for Limited English Proficiency persons.
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The Intersection of Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

Author(s): Sarah DeWard
This guide offers information about brain injury and the possible complications that this disability can provide to domestic violence survivors. Suggestions for providing informed services to domestic violence survivors living with a brain injury are also included.