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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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Publication Vera Institute of Justice

Screening for Human Trafficking
Guidelines for Administering the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool (TVIT)

This manual is intended primarily for victim service agency staff and other social service providers, who will administer the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool (TVIT) to clients who are potential trafficking victims. Law enforcement, health care and shelter workers will also find it helpful in improving trafficking victim identification, especially in conjunction with appropriate training or mentoring.

Resource Tool William Cordery

Want a Fundraising Board?
Give Them the Tools They Need to Succed

This tool was developed by the Board Development Committee of Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, and provides options for fundraising participation, establishes clear expectations, and sets Board Members up for success.

Publication Mountain Crisis Services & Mariposa County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council

Mariposa County Project Respect
A Community-Wide Effort to Create a Safe, Trusting Environment

Project Respect is a community and school‐based program created by Mountain Crisis Services & Mariposa County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council. As part of the CDC’s 2003-2012 DELTA  initiative, the program that worked with students, teachers, parents, and community members to promote respect, tolerance, and social responsibility.

Publication The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA)
Preventing Domestic Violence in California

This publication reviews the Partnership’s involvement in the DELTA (Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances) Project from 2003-2012. With support from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Partnership and local communities throughout the state participated in the DELTA Project to enhance and lead intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention in California to greater effectiveness. 

Publication The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

Promoting Healthy Relationships and Preventing Teen Dating Violence
An Imperative for Student Safety and Academic Achievement

This publication makes the case for education programs to promote healthy relationships and prevent TDV through family-school-community partnerships, which can increase safety and academic achievement for California’s most cherished residents and most valuable resource – our youth. 

Publication Rona Fernandez

Preparing & Sticking to Your Fundraising Plan

This publication offers ways to create a fundraising plan in the overall context of organizational development. 

Publication Strong Field Project

Intersections: Domestic Violence and Allied Organizations Partnering for Public Health

An exploration into the benefits of effective partnerships between domestic violence advocates and health care services.


The Center for Violence-Free Relationships
Transitioning to a Performance-Based Organization

Aiming to increase its technical and evaluation capacities, The Center for Violence-Free Relationships (The Center) applied for a two-year Organizational Strengths Grant (OSG) through Blue Shield of California Foundation’s Strong Field Project (SFP). After receiving the grant in 2010, The Center used the funds to increase the technology skills of its staff members, createa more efficient client management system, measure program effectiveness, improve service delivery, and start developing new measurements of client success.

Webinar California Partnership to End Domestic ViolenceCompassPoint NonProfit ServicesJemmott Rollins GroupWomen's Foundation of CaliforniaBlue Shield of California Foundation

Stronger Together Webinar
Cross-Disciplinary Partnerships Among Organizations Serving Survivors

During this 90-minute session, advocates in the movement to end domestic violence will share insights and experiences from their own recent cross-disciplinary mergers. Strategic restructuring, or various forms of integrated partnerships, are also explored as ways to help enhance organizational sustainability while strengthening services to survivors.