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Building Partnerships

emPower Bristol County

emPower Bristol County works to better plan improved services for a mutual population: people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who are experiencing sexual and/ or domestic violence.  

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 »

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 »

Project P.A.U.S.E.

Project P.A.U.S.E. is a collaboration between L.I. Against Domestic Violence and the Head Injury Association. These two organizations have a long history of partnership but came together in a collaborative style with the express purpose of eliminating barriers that prevent access to safe, person-centered support for victims of domestic violence with disabilities. Our Unique Contribution… Read more »

Miami Inclusion Alliance

The Miami Inclusion Alliance is made up of four organizations that serve communities in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Disability Independence Group, Inc. (DIG) is a non-profit disability rights legal advocacy center with a mission to expand opportunities for participation, education, employment and acceptance of persons with disabilities. Mujeres Unidas en Justicia, Educacion, y Reforma, Inc. (MUJER)… Read more »

Triumph Omaha

Triumph Omaha is a collaboration located in Omaha, Nebraska and is comprised of two community based organizations: The Women’s Center for Advancement and Community Alliance. The Women’s Center for Advancement serves survivors of domestic violence, and Community Alliance provides comprehensive services to individuals who have severe mental illness. Triumph Omaha came together with a commitment… Read more »

AccessJax

AccessJax is made up of four partner organizations that include the City of Jacksonville, the Independent Living Resource Center, Hubbard House, and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. These four entities came together to identify and create sustainable systemic change within each of their organizations that will result in a fully accessible and responsive network for victims… Read more »

World Institute on Disability

Founded in 1983, the World Institute on Disability’s (WID) mission is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities, in communities and nations worldwide. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance. An internationally… 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 »