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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.
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July 2017

Advisory: Are Victim Services Programs Liable for Criminal "Harboring" When they Work with Immigrant Survivors of Crime?

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This document answers common questions about providing shelter and other program services to undocumented victims, describes the law and federal policy, and proposes best practices for programs.
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May 2017

Domestic Violence Counts 2016: A 24-hour census of domestic violence shelters and services

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For the eleventh consecutive year, on September 14, 2016, NNEDV conducted a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. This annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour period, as well as the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet due to a lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs face as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence.
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  • Training Tools
April 2017

Integrating Transgender Survivors into Shelter and Support Groups

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Traditionally, these services have been restricted to non-transgender women or they have been sex-segregated, excluding male survivors (transgender and non-transgender) or individuals who do not identify within the gender binary (as male or female). A growing number of shelters and support groups affirm that inclusion of survivors of all genders is much easier than some may think.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
March 2017

Strengthening Hope and Resilience in Children, Youth, and Mothers in Domestic Violence Programs: Lessons from Friendship Home webinar

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This webinar highlighted the ways in which strengths-centered advocacy can help to mitigate or repair some of the potential negative impacts of domestic violence on children and youth, while also strengthening protective factors that can lead to resilience across the lifespan.
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February 2017

Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing for Immigrant Victims: Government Policies

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This document lists the polices issued by federal government agencies describing the legal rights of immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP) victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, human trafficking, child abuse, and the homeless to access emergency shelters and transitional housing from a wide array of programs. 
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  • Training Tools
February 2017

Immigrant Crime Victim Access to Federally Assisted Housing

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This webinar presentation and accompanying materials offer information on government funded programs providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, public and assisted housing to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking and dating violence.
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February 2017

How to Advocate for Public and Assisted Housing for Your Battered Immigrant or Trafficking Survivor Client

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This fact sheet highlights the legal right of immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and human trafficking, and run away, abused and abandoned children to access shelter and transitional housing. Included is a discussion of anti-discrimination laws and advocacy strategies that advocates and attorneys can use to successfully advocate to have immigrant victim clients accepted in shelters and transitional housing programs.
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  • Training Tools
December 2016

Sheltering Trans Survivors Webinar Series

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This three-part series from FORGE offers information on sheltering trans women, trans men, and non-binary survivors of intimate partner violence.
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October 2016

Shelter Tipsheets

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This series of tip sheets from FORGE is designed to assist domestic violence shelters in making their programs trans-inclusive.
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September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Improve Privacy as a Strategy to Increase LGBTQ Access to Existing DV Shelter Programs

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This targeted recommendation offers practical ways that domestic violence shelter programs can improve the privacy of survivors from policy changes to building remodeling to increase access to shelter for LGBTQ survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2016

How the Earth Didn't Fly Into the Sun: Missouri's Project to Reduce Rules in Domestic Violence Shelters

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This guide is part of a shared goal between NRCDV, state coalitions, and individual programs to find a better way to welcome women and other domestic violence victims -- many of whom had every aspect of life controlled by their partners -- into shelter where they could experience autonomy despite the constraints of a communal living environment. The concept and conflict of having rules in shelter has been repeatedly recycled and re-silenced throughout the movement to end violence against women.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2016

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Train-the-Trainer Curriculum

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This training contains activities, talking points, and other tools for trainers.