This manual covers the core components of legal advocacy and the criminal and civil legal issues that impact survivors of abuse.
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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.
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.
This sample training can be used by domestic violence programs with housing/homeless providers to foster collaboration and best meet the needs of survivors.
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.