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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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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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Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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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.
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Disaster Preparedness Plan

This outline by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) provides guidance to local centers on disaster planning to ensure that domestic violence services continue statewide, uninterrupted, despite the occurrence of a disaster.
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Food, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Information for Use Before and After a Disaster or Emergency

This page contains information on why food and water might not be safe to consume during and after an emergency. Information on how to keep water and food safe after a disaster or emergency is also included.