News & Resources

This blog provides access to archived SHP eNewsletters featuring announcements about new resources, training events, and funding opportunities, links to new podcasts from the SHP team, TA Questions on the intersections of gender-based violence and housing, and recordings of past webinars.

Join a national network of service providers, advocates, grassroots organizations, and leaders from coast to coast for the first national conference addressing the housing needs of domestic violence/sexual assault survivors, communities of color, and marginalized populations!

This issue of the Safe Housing Partnerships newsletter focuses on connectivity and intersectionality to expand safe housing options for survivors.  This edition highlights resources and efforts to inform our strategies for moving our work forward in a collaborative, inclusive, and accessible way.

NRCDV Radio sat down with Kendra Gritsch from the Domestic Violence Housing First team of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence to discuss how Washington state is trying to meet the needs of all survivors in their programs and the evolution of housing/shelter in the state. She shares innovations, best practices, and tips with NRCDV Policy Director Marium Durrani.

Uniting to End Violence Against People with Disabilities is a national Coalition comprised of activists with disabilities as well as disability rights and anti-violence advocates. The work of this Coalition is funded by the NoVo Foundation and led through a partnership between the Vera Institute of Justice and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). The first episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action features Renee Lopez, a Coalition member and disability rights activist. She speaks about the importance of centering the voices of people of color with disabilities in the work for social justice and collective liberation.

HUD recently announced the awards for the FY2018 CoC Program Competition.

This webinar highlights the District Alliance for Safe Housing's use of flex funding to swiftly provide cash assistance to address survivor's housing barriers.

The issue of human trafficking has gained tremendous attention over the last two decades. The relatively new “popularity” of this crime has provided needed protections for survivors and resources for victim service providers in the field, however it has also allowed for misconceptions.

In this NRCDV Radio podcast, Marium Durrani (Director of Public Policy, NRCDV) and Karen Romero Training Institute Director, Freedom Network USA) discuss the many intersections involving human trafficking, including housing and homelessness. 

Change can start with just #1Thing. One person’s actions may seem insignificant, but together a communities' collective “#1Things” can lead to real social transformation. 

Addressing survivors’ housing needs requires meaningful, sustained partnerships between domestic violence and sexual assault organizations and homelessness and housing providers. We can meet shared goals when we work collaboratively to ensure local programs, systems, institutions, and laws and policies are responsive to the unique challenges and opportunities at the intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault and housing.