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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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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

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

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
  • 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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  • General Material
February 2017

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

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2016

Sheltering Trans Men Webinar

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This 90-minute webinar uses three case studies to illustrate how placement decisions can be made. Includes a section on preventing and confronting bias.
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  • General Material
  • 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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  • General Material
October 2016

Shelter Tipsheets

Publisher(s):
This series of tip sheets from FORGE is designed to assist domestic violence shelters in making their programs trans-inclusive.
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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
March 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

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This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, as well as men, into their domestic violence shelters.
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  • General Material
February 2016

Domestic Violence Counts 2015: A 24-hour census of domestic violence shelters and services

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For the tenth consecutive year, on September 16, 2015, NNEDV conducted a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence service in the United States.
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  • General Material
January 2016

2016 Advocates' Guide: An Educational Primer on Federal Programs and Resources Related to Affordable Housing and Community Development

Publisher(s):
This guide, issued/updated annually, is an extremely practical and useful document for its breadth of review of federal housing-related programs such as CDBG, Fair Housing, HOPE VI, Housing Choice Vouchers, McKinney-Vento, and Public Housing.