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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Disability Liberation Project

The Disability Liberation Project works to highlight the value and brilliance of people with disabilities, especially immigrants and people of color, while exploring the intersections of disability with domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. We are working to increase our organizational capacity to better serve people with disabilities and developing partnerships with local disability… 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 »

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 »

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 »