Survivor-Centered Services

Employ trauma-informed, culturally inclusive, voluntary services, as well as safety and wellness planning, to ensure survivor safety, promote healing from violence, and ensure survivor self-determination and dignity.

Confidentiality and Safety

Domestic and sexual violence programs work within strict confidentiality guidelines to protect survivor safety, and achieving a good working relationship with partners across systems can be complex. These materials provide information to help promote a shared understanding.

Voluntary Services and Trauma-Informed Approaches

Whether you work in the homeless/housing system or the DV/SA system, understanding and implementing a participant-driven and trauma-informed approach in your housing.

Working with Underserved or Marginalized Survivors

Incorporating population-specific information is instrumental in shaping programs that are sensitive, responsive, and effective.

Economic Advocacy/Empowerment

Survivors must often contend with substantial damage done to their credit, employment history, and general financial well-being. Many programs are exploring ways to directly address these challenges.

Children and Youth

The intersection between domestic and sexual violence, LGBTQ oppression, and youth homelessness is marked - and concerns for their children are on top of the list for survivors. This section includes materials focused on children and youth and how to better understand and meet their needs.

Survivor Toolkits

Information is empowering! This section is aimed at helping survivors have the information they need to address issues and challenges they may face as they pursue their housing goals.

Advocate Toolkits

Tip sheets, fact sheets, and other guidance for advocates to help increase their effectiveness as they assist survivors to navigate systems.