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Part of sustaining the Domestic Violence Housing First approach is to support survivors to become stable in the long term.

Sustainability for survivors

Access to resources, connection, money, and community support has a lot to do with long-term safety and stability. Create community connections and help survivors navigate systems:

  • Education
  • Economics: income and employment
  • Healthcare
  • Safety: stable housing in safe communities leads to safety.

Program sustainability

DVHF is proven to be a successful and sustainable approach to working with survivors. The keys are:

DVHF in action

  • Examples of programs who have successfully implemented and sustained the DVHF approach