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Housing & Homelessness Content Topic Results

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.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
May 2017

Housing and Domestic Violence

This collection offers a doorway to the resources available through Safe Housing Partnerships, a project of the federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium. The resources and tools included here are provided to advance your work at the critical intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, and housing.
Special Collection
March 2016

Building Credit and Assets: Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse

This special collection explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), their intersections, and how they can be leveraged to better support economic justice for survivors of domestic violence.
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
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.

Materials

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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
October 2021

What are the advocacy needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Survivors of Gender-Based Violence?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), National AI/AN Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) and the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center (AKNWRC) convened a workgroup of gender-based violence and housing advocates from Indian country to reflect on the needs of AI/AN survivors. The October 2021 Technical Assistance Question of the Month (TAQ) outlines some of the needs identified in the workgroup.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
August 2021

How can faith communities support survivors experiencing domestic violence and housing instability?

Publisher(s):
Survivors need flexible, affordable, and safe housing options to achieve safety and lasting stability. The August 2021 Technical Assistance Question of the Month (TAQ) explores how faith leaders can work to address domestic violence and support the housing needs of survivors in their communities.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2021

What Shelter and Rental Housing Assistance Are Available to Immigrant Survivors During COVID-19?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking face unique challenges when accessing and maintaining safe housing. This document clarifies some misconceptions and provides resources and tools supporting advocacy on behalf of immigrant survivors. 
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
February 2021

Report on Faith Leader Listening Sessions: Community Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence and Safe Housing for Survivors

Publisher(s):
This report highlights key findings from a series of listening sessions with faith leaders, hosted by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Jewish Women International. The report highlights the role faith leaders and communities play or could play at the intersection of faith, spirituality, religion and gender-based violence response and prevention, with a particular emphasis upon increasing safe housing options for survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
February 2021

What are effective, trauma-informed strategies for advocates and providers who are serving runaway and homeless youth and young adults?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In the February TA Question of the Month, guest writer Arlene Snyder from Bridge Over Troubled Waters discusses housing instability and homelessness among youth and offers strategies for trauma-informed care.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
February 2021

WEBINAR: Meaningful Partnerships to Support Youth at the Intersections of Homelessness and Gender-Based Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Recognizing and understanding the intersections of youth homelessness/housing insecurity and gender-based violence is critical to creating meaningful services and effective intervention and prevention strategies. This webinar examines the scope and unique characteristics of relationship violence amongst RHY, and explores the why and the how of building and sustaining effective community collaborations to best serve youth at the intersections.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2020

Human Trafficking Prevention: Strategies for Runaway and Homeless Youth Settings

Publisher(s):
This issue brief from the Family Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) recognizes the vital role that runaway and homeless youth (RHY) programs can play in the prevention of sex and labor trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. It also highlights the importance of integrating public health, trauma-informed, and positive youth development principles into human trafficking interventions.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
October 2020

What housing assistance is available to immigrant survivors during COVID-19?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking face unique challenges when accessing and maintaining safe housing, many of which have been exacerbated by COVID-19. In the October 2020 TA Question of the Month, authors clarify some misconceptions about immigrant survivors’ eligibility for housing and homeless assistance, as well as provide resources and tools with more detailed information supporting advocacy on behalf of immigrant survivors.