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Project EMERGE

Project EMERGE is a collaboration between Vera House and ARISE in Syracuse, New York. Vera House is a nonprofit victim service agency providing direct client service, community education, and community planning with a primary focus on domestic and sexual violence. ARISE is a nonprofit, community-based Independent Living Center in Central New York that is run by… Read more »

Keystone Partnership

The Keystone Partnership is a collaboration between five statewide groups: The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV), the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP), and the Pennsylvania Statewide Independent Living Council (PA SILC).  PCAR is the oldest statewide sexual assault coalition in the nation, working… Read more »

Middlesex L.E.A.D.S.

Middlesex L.E.A.D.S. (Listen, Educate, Advocate and Demand Safety) brings together the Middlesex County Center for Empowerment (formerly the Rape Crisis Intervention Center) and the Alliance Center for Independence (ACI). The Center for Empowerment works with all victims of sexual violence, to stabilize their lives following victimization, and to assist them in understanding and participating in… Read more »

Bridging Safe Access to Big Sandy

Bridging Safe Access to Big Sandy combines the efforts and expertise of Mountain Comprehensive Care Center, Big Sandy Health Care, and the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund. Mountain Comprehensive Care Center is a community-based disabilities organization that has experience addressing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in the disability community. Big Sandy Health… Read more »

CORE

CORE (Culture Of Respect and Empowerment) is a collaboration in Rensselaer County, NY between Unity House of Troy’s Domestic Violence Services, the Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley (ILCHV), and the Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program.  Unity House of Troy’s Domestic Violence Services is the only New York State licensed domestic violence residential… Read more »

Kansas BELIEVE

Kansas BELIEVE (Building and Expanding Leaders and Individuals, Experience the Vision of Empowerment) is a collaborative effort between the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence and the Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas (SACK).  The Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence is a statewide network of programs providing support and safety for all victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking.  SACK… Read more »

Task Force on Violence and Abuse of People with Disabilities

The Task Force on Violence and Abuse of People with Disabilities is a subcommittee of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL). This task force seeks to bring awareness about violence and abuse among people with disabilities to NCIL, its centers, and membership.  The NCIL Task Force on Violence and Abuse of People with Disabilities… Read more »

National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability

The National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability (NCCJD) is the first national effort of its kind to bring together both victim and suspect/offender issues involving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. An effort of The Arc of the United States, NCCJD is building the capacity of the criminal justice system to respond to gaps in existing… Read more »

Disability Without Abuse Project

The Disability Without Abuse Project focuses on the physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of people with disabilities. The Disability Without Abuse Project seeks to identify ways to reduce the risk of abuse, to promote healing for victims, and to seek justice for those who have been victimized. Our Unique Contribution The Disability Without Abuse Project… Read more »

Washington State-Sexual Assault Response Project

The Washington State-Sexual Assault Response Project is a collaboration between Disability Rights Washington, the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs and the Long-term Care Ombudsman Program.  These three organizations came together to address the increased risk of sexual abuse for people with disabilities living in long-term care and who may have a disempowering environment. Our… Read more »