Sexual assault service providers across the country are developing partnerships to help serve survivors of sexual abuse in prison. These partnerships and services are growing right now, due in part to the availability of funds from the Sexual Assault Services Program.
Several of these resources are specific to sexual assault and advocacy work in rural areas, with many thanks to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and the Violence Against Women Network for their extensive work on this topic. Other resources include critical information about working in... more
This edition of the newsletter is focused on provided you with a selection of resources outlining the various approaches to assessing the total cost of sexual violence in our society. There are links to national as well as state-by-state resources below, and we hope that you will read how... more
This webinar from October 2013, presented my Melissa Schmisek from the Office on Violence Against Women, provides an overview of the Sexual Assault Services Formula Grant Program reporting processes and requirements as well as the grant closeout process.
To view this recording, click here.
The Resource Sharing Project SASP TA Specialist is available to visit your state or territory as part of our project. The purpose and structure of these visits vary as we tailor them to your specific needs. This document provides more specific information about site visits.
Recorded March 10, 2015
One in six males are survivors of sexual violence, however historically this has been an underserved community for dual/multi-service agencies. This webinar, with guest presenter Eric Stiles from NSVRC, addresses creating inclusive spaces for male survivors from a trauma... more
Recorded February 24th, 2016
In rural communities many barriers exist for sexual violence survivors who have physical or cognitive disabilities. A lack of nearby services and resources, confidentiality and privacy challenges, and inadequate transportation systems all contribute to the obstacles... more
Barriers exist in all parts of the response systems for survivors with disabilities: victim services, disability organizations, criminal justice systems, and health systems. Barriers can exist in communication, physical access, policies, program design, information, and attitudes. In rural... more