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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.
total results: 128  | date published date added a-z

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
July 2019

Policy & Advocacy in Action: Episode 28: More Options Please – Innovations in Washington State

Author(s): Publisher(s):
NRCDV Radio sat down with Kendra Gritsch from the Domestic Violence Housing First team of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence to discuss how Washington state is trying to meet the needs of all survivors in their programs and the evolution of housing/shelter in the state. She shares innovations, best practices, and tips with NRCDV Policy Director Marium Durrani.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2019

NRCDV Radio: Human Trafficking: A Conversation with Freedom Network USA

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In this NRCDV Radio podcast, Marium Durrani (Director of Public Policy, NRCDV) and Karen Romero Training Institute Director, Freedom Network USA) discuss the many intersections involving human trafficking, including housing and homelessness. 
Materials
  • General Material
November 2018

Widening the Lens: The Bi-directional Pathways between Domestic Violence and Social Factors

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This brief provides a synthesis of the research connecting housing instability, economic insecurity, substance misuse, and domestic violence. It also includes a short discussion of the broad social context in which patterns of domestic violence occur and a series of recommendations for decision makers, policy developers, and organizational leaders working to prevent domestic violence in their communities.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
August 2018

How can domestic and sexual violence advocates and housing providers help survivors plan for safety while working together to secure safe and stable housing?

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Survivors face numerous barriers to keeping or trying to access safe housing. In NRCDV's August 2018 TA Question of the Month, Kris Billhardt of the National Alliance for Safe Housing explores ways that advocates and housing providers can collaborate to meet survivors' housing needs.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
April 2018

How can I use funding from the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to address the housing needs of domestic violence survivors in my community?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's April 2018 TA Question of the month, Shaina Goodman provides information on using VOCA funding to support survivors' housing needs.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2018

Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities (SPARC) Phase One Study Findings

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In September 2016, the Center for Social Innovation launched SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for AntiRacist Communities) to understand and respond to racial inequities in homelessness. Through a mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) study, the SPARC team documented high rates of homelessness among people of color and began to map their pathways into and barriers to exit from homelessness. This report presents key findings from this study.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

Finding a Way: Innovative housing solutions of Latin@ survivors of domestic violence and successful practices of culturally specific community-based organizations

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report takes the results of in-depth listening sessions with 12 community-based organizations across the country to ascertain the needs and barriers to housing for Latin@ survivors of domestic violence, as well as strategies and solutions for what does and does not work, in practitioners’ steps toward dealing with their communities’ housing issues.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2017

Domestic Issues Creating Hardships for Low-Income Utility Customers

Publisher(s):
Establishing and maintaining utility service can be a significant challenge for many average American families. This document from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program discusses the importance of protections for utility customers who are experiencing domestic violence and explores protections in different states across the United States.