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Sexual Violence

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 »

Bridge to Safety

Able South Carolina (Able SC), Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM), and the YWCA of the Upper Lowlands (YWCA), have partnered together to form a collaboration to serve people who have been impacted by domestic or sexual violence who also have disabilities. Bridge to Safety envisions a future where people with disabilities who have been… 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 »

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 »

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 »