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Deaf/Hard of Hearing

The Survivors AccessAbility Partnership

The Survivors AccessAbility Partnership aims to create a collaborative service delivery system that can produce a positive and progressive impact in the lives of all survivors who are Deaf, deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened and DeafBlind (D/HH) and/or living with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) in San Diego County, California. It is a partnership between… Read more »

DWAVE

DWAVE provides long-term advocacy, counseling, resource linkage, technical assistance, workshop/training, prevention education, survivor retreat and community events. DWAVE serves all victims including adults, children, older adults, LGBT,  and immigrants. Our Unique Contribution DWAVE provides on-call staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for victims who need to go to the hospital. We have a small… Read more »

Coalition for Independent Living Options, Inc

Our Crime Victim Services Department is co-located in a Center for Independent Living. We have been providing concurrent victim and disability services to individuals with disabilities for over 15 years. The program currently spans 5 counties: Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee, and Indian River. We have English and Spanish-speaking advocates to assist individuals whom… 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 »

McNeff’s Open Doors for Survivors with Disabilities

McNeff’s Open Doors for Survivors with Disabilities (“Open Doors”) reflects the commitment of five organizations who have come together to identify and address system gaps present for women with disabilities who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or stalking in Multnomah County.  These organizations include Disability Awareness Response Team (DART), Independent Living Resources (ILR),… Read more »

Abused and Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) provides comprehensive services for Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic and sexual violence that include advocacy, therapy, parenting and children’s programs. In addition, we provide outreach and education to the community with a focus on prevention of violence. We staff the 24/7 local domestic violence hotline as well as… Read more »

Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims (ASADV)

Our mission is to provide support to the Deaf community and to Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing individuals, families, and children who are survivors of domestic or sexual violence. We offer a safe and supportive environment of advocacy, empowerment, community education, and training services. All of our staff are Deaf, and all of our… 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 »

Green Mountain Self Advocates

Green Mountain Self Advocates (GMSA) is a self advocacy organization run by people with developmental disabilities and their allies.  GMSA runs 23 local self advocacy groups across Vermont.  The members of these groups make up this organization that is dedicated to education, public awareness, peer support, and advocacy for persons with developmental disabilities. Our Unique Contribution… Read more »

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 »