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The Safe Shelter Collaborative

By Rachel Bauldree

The Safe Shelter Collaborative allows advocates to communicate with each other to determine where there are available beds. If no space is available, a request for funding for a night at a hotel can be sent out through the associated app, SafeNight (2019).

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Supporting Safe Housing Stability for Survivors through Flexible Funding

By Rachel Bauldree

This webinar from the National Alliance for Safe Housing highlights the District Alliance for Safe Housing’s use of flex funding to swiftly provide cash assistance to address survivor’s housing barriers; Minnesota’s Coalition for Battered Women’s use of flex funding as a strategy for increasing survivors’ economic empowerment; and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s incorporation of flex funding as a core component of their DV Housing First Model. Emphasis will be on survivor choice in identifying what they needed as a core component of flexible financial assistance (2019).

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Support Systems

By Rachel Bauldree

This webinar, provided by Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, discusses the importance of support systems, as well as how to identify healthy and unhealthy supports (Uploaded 2020).

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Safety for Survivors

By Rachel Bauldree

Survivors of domestic and sexual violence often seek assistance from homeless service/housing providers. This National Alliance for Safe Housing webinar is designed to introduce some basic concepts and best practices related to discussing safety with survivors participating in homeless/housing programs (2019)

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