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  • Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • Building Comprehensive Solutions
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Nonprofit Management

WSCADV.jpgWashington Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Shelter Support Project
The Shelter Managers Learning Network provides support and peer learning opportunities for those who are responsible for or assist in managing shelter programs. Shelter Managers come together to discuss the complexities of shelter management and support each other in strengthening management and leadership skills. The webpage includes articles that examine the relationships between advocates and shelter residents, the impact of shelter rules on helping survivors gain autonomy and independence, and model protocols and forms to address a variety of issues

Organizational Structure
Funding and Sustainability
Staff and Volunteer Training & Development
Personnel Supervision
Disaster Preparedness
Shelters may deal with multiple kinds of disasters, from heavy storms to epidemics. It is important to consider the specific needs that both survivors and shelters require during such events. While it may be difficult or impossible to prevent such disasters, this section includes resources and materials which can aid shelters in creating preventive measures where possible and to respond in efficient and effective manner if a disaster strikes.