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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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June 0004

Economic Advocacy Capacity Building: Iowa's Experience and Lessons Learned

Publisher(s):
The main article outlines the steps and stages of ICADV's housing and financial advocacy work from 1997 until the present. Main activities are covered and lessons learned are highlighted.
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Women's Homeless Shelters: Information Resources for the Homeless

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This website provides resources and contact information for shelters and other DV resources.
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Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and Homelessness

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This fact sheet describes the Housing Choice Voucher Program, why and how it is effective and the different situations of individuals who access this program. Statistics are given which support the effectiveness of the voucher program.
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Helping Families Deal With the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster

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This handout provides information to help families deal with relocation stress after a disaster.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Finding Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Human Trafficking

Publisher(s):
The objectives of the webinar are to: recognize characteristics of runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and the trauma they have experiences, review the Family Youth Services Bureau funded RHY programs, review how the programs meet the need of RHY, review the eligibility requirements for accessing services and how to locate a program in a particular geographic area.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters

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Transgender individuals in particular are impacted by violence and discrimination in ways that both contribute to high rates of homelessness and keep them from accessing necessary shelter and services. These training materials provide CoCs and projects with the framework to create welcoming and inclusive projects for transgender and gender non-conforming people.
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  • General Material

Domestic Violence, Housing, and Homelessness

Publisher(s):
The sheet provides talking points supported by relevant statistics on the following: the link between domestic violence and homelessness; the importance of housing for survivors of domestic violence; the need to address housing-related discrimination affecting survivors; and the efficacy of transitional and permanent housing.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Transitional Housing Toolkit

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"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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Collateral Consequences of Sex Offender Residence Restrictions

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the unintended consequences of policies that restrict where sex offenders can live.
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Homeless Women Veterans

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Although homelessness plagues all veterans, the causes and consequences of having no home are different for women veterans. Young female veterans, including many with children, are increasingly joining the homeless population. Outreach that specifically targets female veterans is needed in order to ensure that these women receive the help they need.
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Emergency Preparation and People with Disabilities

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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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  • Training Tools
  • General Material

Trauma-Informed Organizational Toolkit for Homeless Services

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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.