Category: Domestic Violence

Coordinated Assessment: Domestic Violence Survivors

Coordinated assessment centers must be prepared to serve domestic violence survivors seeking assistance and must be able to accommodate their safety and confidentiality needs. The tool below will help communities ensure their coordinated assessment process is serving survivors as safely […]

Can rapid re-housing work for domestic violence survivors?

The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) recently coordinated an exciting pilot project to test a housing first approach with domestic violence (DV) survivors. They detail how rapid re-housing can work for domestic violence survivors.

Homelessness and Domestic Violence: What’s the Connection?

In the United States, there may be as many as 10 million people who experience domestic violence every year. Unfortunately, since homelessness and domestic violence are inextricably linked, some of these households will experience homelessness.

Since October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it’s a good time to take stock of the scope of domestic violence in America and what our shelters can do to help households fleeing abuse. This topic is important to all emergency shelters (not just domestic violence shelters), as domestic violence survivors tend to end up in a variety of shelters.

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