Resources and Materials

Whether you’re a seasoned advocate, a student, or a community member interested in learning more about domestic violence, our user-friendly resource library is a great tool for you. We have compiled an extensive database of publications, images, websites, webinars and more — all dedicated to understanding the dynamics of abuse, prevention strategies and community solutions. 

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Website Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, Collaborative Solutions, Inc., National Alliance for Safe Housing, National Network to End Domestic Violence, National Resource Center on Domestic ViolenceMay 30, 2017

Safe Housing Partnerships
Working Together to End Homelessness for Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors and Their Families

“The federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium (the Consortium) is an innovative, collaborative approach to providing training, technical assistance, and resource development at the critical intersection of domestic and sexual violence, homelessness, and housing.

Publication Family Violence Appellate Project

How Do I Get a Court’s Reasons for Making a Family Court Order When a Court Doesn’t Have to Give Its Reasons?

This tip sheet discusses cases in which a court does not have to provide reasons and how litigants can ask the court for a “statement of decision.”


Tips and Tools for Youth Leaders
Prevention Peer Network

Author: Breakthrough U.S.

The Partnership and Breakthrough will co-host this webinar to provide tips, tools, and case studies for youth leaders on transforming a culture of gender-based violence (GBV) in their campus/school ecosystems. Using fun videos, analysis frameworks, and interactive discussions, Breakthrough will address the following:

Publication Family Violence Appellate Project

Post Trial Motions Cheat Sheet Subtitle

This chart provides a quick reference guide to post trial motions that may be available after a hearing is over. It includes the grounds, timing, appealability, and deadline to file appeal for each type of motion.

Publication Family Violence Appellate Project

Post Trial Motions Tip Sheet: What Can I Do to Change an Order When the Hearing Is Over?

This tip sheet describes various types of trial court motions that litigants can file after a hearing is over to try to get a different result, besides filing an appeal.

Publication Family Violence Appellate Project

How to Find Respondents for Service of Process

This sheet includes a list of ways to try to locate respondents whose location is unknown in restraining order cases to get them personally served.

Publication Family Violence Appellate Project

How Do I Address Litigation Abuse?
Litigation Abuse Tip Sheet

This tip sheet discusses how to identify “litigation abuse” (when perpetrators of domestic violence use the legal system to continue the abuse) as well as legal strategies available to address it.

Publication Family Violence Appellate Project

How Do I Get a Court’s Reasons for Making a Family Court Order When a Court Must Give Its Reasons?

This tip sheet discusses cases in which a court must give its reasons for making its decision, which can be helpful not only for survivors’ personal knowledge but also in cases that could be appealed.

Resource Tool The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence; National Latin@ Network - Casa de Esperanza; Department of Justice; Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence

Emergency Preparedness Toolkit
A Guide for Domestic Violence Organizations

Download the ToolkitDownload the Webinar

Emergencies are inevitable; but by developing safety plans and procedures in advance, your organization can effectively identify and address impending hazards, as well as prepare effective measures to aid recovery after the event. The Partnership’s Emergency Preparedness Toolkit includes a compilation of trusted emergency preparedness resources and guidance materials.


The Partnership’s Primary Prevention Trainings
Prevention Peer Network

This webinar is a discussion on the Partnership’s recent primary prevention trainings. It includes the Strategic Communication’s Training series held in locations across the state and the Building Change Together Training held in Sacramento.