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Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters

National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Nov 12, 2021

Technical assistance team:

Gwendolyn Packard

Tara Azure

Brenda Hill


The National Indigenous Women's Resource Center will provide up to 3 days of on-site or virtual technical assistance for tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence; strengthen advocacy; and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.

Technical assistance is available on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Strategy development to address tribal justice and jurisdictional issues
  • Program development/staff development
  • Strategic planning
  • Shelter development and/or meeting safe housing needs
  • Development of trauma-informed responses, policies, and procedures
  • Developing community organizing, community awareness, and education initiatives
  • Developing policies and/or practices to meet the needs of domestic violence survivors experiencing mental health issues and/or substance abuse
  • Strengthening and restoring coordinated community responses
  • Strategies addressing the intersections of domestic violence and HIV/AIDS
  • Creating strategies to address child welfare in the context of domestic violence
  • Promoting awareness in working with healthcare systems
  • Prevention and intervention strategies
  • Safety and technology practices and policies
  • Research for tribal communities, including data collection and program evaluation
  • Strategies and policies for working with the LGBTQ2S community in the context of domestic violence

All onsite visits will be scheduled from January 1 through August 31, 2022.

Tribal domestic violence programs and shelters are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is a technical assistance opportunity.

4-6 tribal organizations will be selected to receive up to 3 days of direct on-site or virtual technical assistance.

Application process

Complete the online form to apply.

Email a member of the technical assistance team for additional information.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Child welfare · HIV and AIDS · Housing and homelessness · Mental health · Research methods and resources · Substance use and misuse · Technology for health and human services · Trauma-informed care · Women

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