In March of 2012, the Alliance hosted a webinar on homelessness prevention for survivors of domestic violence. A recording of the webinar and the powerpoints that were presented during the webinar are available.
When rapidly re-housing a survivor, the safety of the survivor is of paramount importance. In instances when program staff will be doing home visits with a survivor, the safety of staff also becomes of paramount priority. This document, provided by Home Free, a program of Volunteers of America – Oregon, is an example of safety protocols put in place to help keep staff safe in addition to survivors.
Communities are increasingly using homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing to meet the needs of domestic violence survivors. These brief goes over some effective strategies to assist survivors.