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Criminal Justice Agency

DeafHope: Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence in Deaf Communities

Our mission at DeafHope is to end domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities through empowerment, education and services. DeafHope provides comprehensive advocacy to Deaf survivors and their children. The guiding principle of DeafHope advocacy services is the self-determination of survivors – we respect the right of the survivor to make their own decisions. Deaf… Read more »

The Right Response

The Right Response Collaborative is comprised of six partner agencies, the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc., Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles Police Department, Peace Over Violence, Rainbow Services, Ltd. and the Westside Center for Independent Living. Each of the community-based organizations provides direct support and advocacy services and came together to… Read more »

Keys 4 D/deaf Access

Keys 4 D/deaf Access is a collaboration established by three organizations in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.  The collaboration includes Cleveland Division of Police, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center (CHSC), and Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center (DVCAC). Together, they are working to create sustainable change for survivors of domestic violence who are Deaf or hard of… Read more »

HOPE Collaborative

The HOPE Collaborative (Helping Our People Emerge . . . from crisis to healing) was established in 2008 as a group of six agencies joining together to improve the systems response to survivors of violence and abuse with disabilities and Deaf survivors of violence.  The founding members of The HOPE Collaborative include the Thirtieth Judicial… Read more »

New York County Collaborative

The New York County Collaborative is a partnership between Barrier Free Living, The New York County District Attorney’s Office, Harlem Independent Living Center, Crime Victims Treatment Center of Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals and CONNECT. … Read more »

Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project

The Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project is a locally-focused partnership between domestic violence advocates, mental health service providers, and legal aid providers. We are collaborating to make services more accessible, holistic, and integrated, and to better meet the mental health, safety, and self-determination needs of domestic violence survivors…. Read more »