Many domestic violence survivors do not want to access criminal or civil legal responses to domestic violence. These resources and readings provide some alternatives to the legal system when supporting survivors.
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Advocates and home visitors are interested in preventing and reducing harm, supporting families, and finding community-based solutions that work for everyone. This resource includes strategies for building meaningful partnerships to best support families.
Community Readiness Assessment resources can help identify ways to do violence prevention work in a more strategic way.
A collection of information and strategies for improving people’s access to reproductive health services.
Summary of the Domestic Violence Housing First approach to advocacy and tools to assess progress toward implementation of the model.
Strategies for advocates, law enforcement, and courts at each stage of the Protection Order process to ensure safe removal of firearms from abusers.
Tips and tools for providing mobile advocacy to survivors of abuse.
Self-Assessment checklist for programs around the provision of trauma- and culturally-informed services.
Checklist for domestic violence programs to self-assess how they are implementing Domestic Violence Housing First.
A toolkit to help you create a Teen Leadership Council in your community.