Rape Crisis Center

Bridge to Safety

Able South Carolina (Able SC), Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM), and the YWCA of the Upper Lowlands (YWCA), have partnered together to form a collaboration to serve people who have been impacted by domestic or sexual violence who also have disabilities. Bridge to Safety envisions a future where people with disabilities who have been… Read more »

Deaf Gain Collaborative

Deaf Gain Collaborative combines the efforts and expertise of Willow Domestic Violence Center (a certified domestic violence agency with a DHS-approved shelter), Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims (a non-profit agency serving the Deaf community), and RESTORE Sexual Assault Services (a sub-organization of Planned Parenthood, co-located at a Child Advocacy Center). Together they are focusing… Read more »

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 Lane County collaboration – formally named SurviveAbility – was comprised of seven primary partners: Cottage Grove Community Sharing, Direction Service, Lane Independent Living Alliance (LILA), Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS), Siuslaw Outreach Services (SOS), ShelterCare, Womenspace, the Lane County Domestic Violence Council (DVC)/VALID subcommittee, and Lane County Department of Children and Families (DCF). SurviveAbility seeks… 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 »


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 »

Community Alliance for Individuals with Disabilities

The Community Alliance for Individuals with Disabilities (C-AID) is a collaborative effort between the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizon’s Center, Inc and the disAbility Resource Center. The Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizon’s Center, Inc. serves all victims of sexual assault, providing services in counseling, crisis intervention, and law enforcement/court advocacy. The disAbility Resource… Read more »

Wisconsin’s Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project

Wisconsin’s Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project’s mission and activities are founded on collaboration among three statewide organizations: Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW), End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (formerly Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence) and Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA).  With increasing recognition of the prevalence of interpersonal violence committed against people with… Read more »