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Intimate Partner Violence

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 »

SurviveAbility

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 »

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 »

First State Equal Access to Safety

The First State Equal Access to Safety Collaborative is a statewide partnership seeking to improve access to domestic violence services for victims of intimate partner violence who have a disability and/or mental illness in Delaware. This partnership includes the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence and National Alliance on Mental Illness Delaware. Our Unique Contributions First… Read more »

Putnam ACCESS

Putnam ACCESS (Advocates Creating Change through Empowerment Self-sufficiency & Safety) is a collaboration of two community-based agencies: Community Options, Inc. of Cookeville Tennessee and Genesis House.  Community Options, Inc. of Cookeville Tennessee is a local branch of a national nonprofit agency which provides services to individuals with intellectual disabilities.  Genesis House, Inc. is a nonprofit… 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 »

Mohawk Valley Collaboration

The Mohawk Valley Collaboration is a joint effort by the Resource Center for Independent Living and the YWCA of the Mohawk Valley.  Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) is the largest independent living center in the country.  For over 30 years they have been working with individuals of all ages with any disability.  The YWCA… 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 »