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Strengthening Prevention

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is run by and for Autistic people. ASAN was created to serve as a national grassroots disability rights organization for the Autistic community, and does so by advocating for systems change and ensuring that the voices of Autistic people are heard in policy debates and the halls of power while… 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 »

Vera Institute of Justice

This website is operated by the Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice. Vera’s Center on Victimization and Safety works with communities around the country to fashion services that reach, appeal to, and benefit all victims of crime. Our work focuses on groups of people, such as those with disabilities, who… Read more »